Calphalon Corporation recalls Calphalon Pizza Wheel
- Starting date:
- September 29, 2015
- Posting date:
- September 29, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Laceration Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Calphalon Corporation
Calphalon Pizza Wheel Cutter
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.
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.
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.
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.