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Calphalon knives recalled due to breakage

Reall knife Calphalon cutlery 375x85 Calphalon knives recalled due to breakageTwo million Calphalon knives are under recall for posing a possible laceration hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Last month the agency announced the recall for Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery, which includes carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility knives sold individually and in sets, made between August 2008 and March 2016 at J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com.

Caphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations, including four injuries requiring stitches, due to the knife breaking during use. The company has also received about 3,150 reports of broken knives.

The recall specifically includes:

Product Item Item Number
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 4.5″ Parer KNR10045C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 7″ Santoku KNR0007C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Contemporary Paring Knife Set 1821332
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 5″ Santoku KNR0005C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 8″ Chef Knife KNR4008C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Fruit/Vegetable Set – 3.5″ parer & 6″ utility KNSR002C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Carving Set – 6″ fork & 8″ slicer KNSR0102C
Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 21-piece set 3½” parer, 5″ boning knife, 5″ santoku, 5½” tomato/bagel knife, 6″ fork, 6″ utility, 7″ santoku, 8″ bread, 8″ chef’s knife, 8″ slicer, 10″ steel, kitchen shears, 8 steak knives, and knife block 1808009
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

The company advises consumers to immediately stop using the recalled cutlery and call Calphalon for replacements at 800-809-7267 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at calphalon.com and click on “Customer Support” at the bottom of the page.

Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission