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Calphalon Corporation recalls Calphalon Pizza Wheel

Starting date:
September 29, 2015
Posting date:
September 29, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55080

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Calphalon Corporation

Affected products

Calphalon Pizza Wheel Cutter

Product description

This recall involves the Calphalon Pizza Wheel comprised of a circular stainless steel wheel approximately 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) in diameter, a grey and black handle, and finger guard.  The word "Calphalon" is embossed on the top of the black handle.

The following model numbers printed near the barcode on the packaging are included in this recall:  GT112, 1793513 and 1793521.

Hazard identified

The handle of the pizza wheel can detach during use, posing a laceration hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Calphalon Corporation has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

In the United States, Calphalon Corporation has received 11 reports of the handle detaching from the pizza wheel, resulting in 6 reports of finger lacerations.  One person required stitches and another person received medical attention to close their wounds.

Number sold

Approximately 8,300 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 328,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2007 to August 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Calphalon Corporation
Atlanta
Georgia
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Calphalon Corporation
Atlanta
Georgia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Calphalon Corporation for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Calphalon Corporation by telephone toll-free at 1-800-809-7267, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Consumers may also visit the company's website and click on "Calphalon Pizza Wheel Recall Information" for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.