Calphalon Recalls Blenders Due to Injury Hazard

A piece of the 9-speed blender’s mixing blade assembly can break off during use.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: October 31, 2013
Recall number: 14-012
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    Recalled Calphalon XL 9 speed blender

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Blenders

Hazard:

A piece of the blender’s mixing blade unit can break off during use, posing an injury hazard.

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 “XL 9 Speed Blender Recall Information” for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36527r-eng.php
Units

About 22,000 in the United States and 400 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Calphalon XL 9 speed blenders, model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL. The model number is located on the underside of the blender’s base. The blender consists of a 5-inch tall, brushed-aluminum base with cord storage, the Calphalon logo in black letters at the front, and nine black/white speed selectors with labeling, plus the power button. It also has a clear 56-ounce glass pitcher with a handle and U.S. and metric volume measurement markings; a black plastic lid with a removable clear plastic lid stopper/measuring cup; and a metal blade assembly with six-sided, stainless steel blades. 

Incidents/Injuries

Calphalon has received four reports of a piece of the blender’s mixing blade breaking off. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blender and contact Calphalon for a free repair kit.

Sold at

Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s, JCPenney, Macy’s and other major retail stores nationwide and online at Calphalon.com, Amazon.com, Cooking.com, and Zappos.com, among others, from September 2012 through September 2013 for about $130.

Importer

Calphalon Corporation, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled Calphalon XL 9 speed blender

  • Broken blender blade