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The Pampered Chef Recalls Garlic Slicers Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Pampered Chef Recalled Garlic Slicer
  • Pampered Chef Recalled Garlic Slicer, two part
Name of Product:
Garlic Slicers
Hazard:
A blade on the garlic slicer can unexpectedly dislodge during use, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 07, 2013
Units:
About 286,000
Consumer Contact

The Pampered Chef at productalert@pamperedchef.com or tollfree  at (877) 917-2433 anytime. To speak with an operator, consumers can call between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday. Consumers can also visit the company's website at www.pamperedchef.com and click on the "Product Alert" tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves The Pampered Chef garlic slicers sold individually and with a garlic peeler. The garlic slicers were sold under product numbers 1113 (individual) and 2578 (set). The two-piece white plastic, tube shaped slicer measures 2 ? inches by 3 ? inches and has two blades on the end. "The Pampered Chef" is engraved on the top cover.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garlic slicers and contact The Pampered Chef for a replacement product.

Incidents/Injuries:

The Pampered Chef has received 23 reports of blades detaching during use including one report of a consumer who cut her finger.

Sold At

The Pampered Chef independent consultants nationwide and online at www.pamperedchef.com from January 2009 through July 2011 for about $14 for the individual garlic slicer and $20 for the set.

Importer:

The Pampered Chef, of Addison, Ill.

Distributor

The Pampered Chef, of Addison, Ill.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-132
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