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Calphalon Recalls Cutlery Knives Due to Laceration Hazard

February 22, 2017: The CPSC:

Calphalon Corp., of Atlanta, GA is recalling Contemporary Cutlery knives because the blade on Contemporary Cutlery knives can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility knives sold individually and in sets made between August 2008 and March 2016. The models listed here are included in the recall.
Calphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations; including four injuries requiring stitches. In addition, the firm 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.
Sold At: J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s and other stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com 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.
Consumer Contact: Calphalon at 800-809-7267 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.calphalon.com and click on “Customer Support” at the bottom of the page then "Recalls" for more information. About 2 million (in addition, about 7,000 were sold in Canada)

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