Calphalon Recalls Two Million Cutlery Knives Due to Laceration Hazard

In addition to about 3,150 reports of broken knives, Calphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations

Calphlon Knives / Calphalon Recalls Two Million Cutlery Knives Due to Laceration Hazard
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February 23, 2017

Calphalon has announced a recall of about two million contemporary cutlery knives. The blade on the affected knives can break during use, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

This recall involves Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku, and utility knives sold individually and in sets. The affected knives were made between August 2008 and March 2016.

To view all the models included in the recall and their identifying information, click here.

To date, Calphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations—including four injuries requiring stitches. In addition, the company has received about 3,150 reports of broken knives.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cutlery and contact Calphalon for a replacement cutlery product.

The recalled knives were sold at J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Macy's, and other stores nationwide and online from September 2008 through December 2016. The recalled knives were sold from September 2008 through December 2016 for $25 for a single knife to $300 for a knife block set.

For additional information on this recall, consumers can contact Calphalon at (800) 809-7267.

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