CPSC Recall - Issued 12/18/2013

Libbey Glass Recalls Cocktail Glasses Due to Laceration Hazard

Manufacturer: Libbey Glass Inc.
Product: Bristol Valley Cocktail Glasses with Sheer Rim
Hazard: The glasses can break unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.
Injuries: Libbey has received 16 reports from commercial customers of glasses breaking, including one report of a minor laceration to a restaurant patron when the glass broke during use.
Description: This recall involves Bristol Valley, model 8555SR, cocktail glasses with sheer rims. The glasses are made of clear, colorless glass in a 7.75 ounce cocktail design with a thin rim. The glasses measure about 6¼ inches high, 3¼ inches wide at the base, and 4¼ inches wide at the top. They were sold individually and in 24-piece cartons for commercial users.
Remedy: Refund, Replace
Sold At: Commercial customers for use in foodservice establishments, at the Libbey Outlet Store in Shreveport, Louisiana and at various independent liquor stores nationwide from January 2013 through November 2013 for between $1 and $4 per glass.
Units: About 218,000
Consumer Contact: Libbey Glass at (800) 982-7063 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.libbey.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Company Website: www.libbey.com