(KFVS) - A voluntary recall of Calphalon knives was issued on Wednesday, February 22 due to injuries from broken blades.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the blade on the Contemporary Cutlery knives can break during use.
About 2 million units, in addition to about 7,000 units sold in Canada, are being recalled. This recall includes carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility knives sold individually and in sets made between August 2008 and March 2016.
The following models are included in the recall:
They were 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 for $25 for a single knife to $300 for a knife block set.
According to the CPSC, Calphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations; including four injuries requiring stitches. In addition, they received about 3,150 reports of broken knives.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cutlery and contact Calphalon for a replacement cutlery product.
You can contact Calphalon at 800-809-7267 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online by clicking here.