Calphalon Recalls Pizza Wheels Due to Laceration Hazard

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

Recall date: September 29, 2015
Recall number: 15-256
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Pizza wheel pizza cutters

Hazard:

The handle of the pizza cutter can detach during use, posing a laceration 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 “Calphalon Pizza Wheel Recall Information” in the center of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 328,000 in U.S. (in addition, 8,300 were sold in Canada)

Description

The pizza cutter consists of a circular metal blade that is approximately 3 ½ inches in diameter, connected to a gray hand guard and black handle. The word “Calphalon” is embossed on the top of the black handle. Model number GT112, 1793513 or 1793521 are printed near the barcode on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 11 incident reports, including 6 reports of finger lacerations.  One person required stitches and another person received medical attention to close their wounds.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the pizza wheel and contact Calphalon for a full refund.

Sold at

Bed Bath & Beyond, J.C. Penney, Kohls, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide, and online at amazon.com, bedbathandbeyond.com, sears.com, target.com and other online retailers between January 2006 and August 2015 for about $15.

Manufacturer(s)

Calphalon Corporation, of Atlanta. Ga.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled Calphalon pizza wheel

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