Over 2 million Calphalon knives were recalled after 27 people were injured when the handle broke off the blade. They were sold at J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s from 2008 to 2016.
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Calphalon Recalls Cutlery Knives Due to Laceration Hazard
February 22, 2017 — Calphalon Contemporary knives were recalled after 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations, including 4 injuries requiring stitches, and around 3,150 reports of broken knives.
What is the problem?
The blade on Contemporary Cutlery knives can break off from the handle during use, posing a laceration hazard. These injuries may require stitches or need medical attention to close the wound. Very severe hand or finger lacerations can cause permanent disability.
The recall involves Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility knives that were sold individually and in sets between September 2008 and December 2016.
The knives were sold at J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, other stores nationwide, and online at amazon.com. The cost ranged from $25 for a single knife to $300 for a knife block set.
The recall includes the following model numbers: 1808008, 1808009, 1821332, 1922890, 1922971, 1922976, 1932810, KNR0005C, KNR0007C, KNR10045C, KNR4008C, KNSR002C, and KNSR0102C.
What Should I Do?
To determine if your knives were recalled and order a return kit, click here. Stop using the recalled knives and contact Calphalon to register for a free replacement. If you have questions, please visit http://www.calphalon.com/en-US/recall or call customer service at 1-800-809-7267 from 8pm to 5pm E.T. Monday thru Friday.
List of Recalled Calphalon Knives
Calphalon is recalling the following individual knives:
- 4.5″ Parer (KNR10045C)
- 7″ Santoku (KNR0007C)
- Contemporary Paring Knife Set (1821332)
- 5″ Santoku (KNR0005C)
- 8″ Chef Knife (KNR4008C)
List of Recalled Calphalon Knife Sets
Calphalon is recalling the following knife sets and blocks:
- Fruit/Vegetable Set: 3.5″ parer & 6″ utility (KNSR002C)
- Carving Set: 6″ fork & 8″ slicer (KNSR0102C)
- Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 17-piece set: 4½” parer, 6″ utility, 7″ santoku, 8″ bread, 8″ chef’s knife, 8″ slicer, 10″ steel, kitchen shears, 8 steak knives, and knife block (1808008)
- Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 14-piece set: 4.5″ Parer, 6″ Utility, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block (1922890)
- Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 15-piece set: 4.5″ Parer, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block (1922971)
- Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 18-piece set: 4.5″ Parer, 5″ Boning, 5.5″ Tomato, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8″ Slicer, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block (1932810)
- Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 20-piece set: 4.5″ Parer, 5″ Boning, 5″ Santoku, 5.5″ Tomato, 6″ Fork, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8″ Slicer, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block (1922976)
Calphalon Pizza Wheels Recall
A similar laceration hazard was reported in September 2015, when Caphalon recalled 330,000 pizza cutting wheels after 11 people were injured or needed stitches when the handle broke off.
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