Calphalon says it has received about 3,150 reports of broken knives and at least 27 reports of injuries – including four cuts that required stitches.

According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), this recall affects the following products:

  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 4.5″ Parer KNR10045C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 7″ Santoku KNR0007C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Contemporary Paring Knife Set 1821332
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 5″ Santoku KNR0005C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 8″ Chef Knife KNR4008C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Fruit/Vegetable Set – 3.5″ parer & 6″ utility KNSR002C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery Carving Set – 6″ fork & 8″ slicer KNSR0102C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 21-piece set 3.5″ parer, 5″ boning knife, 5″ santoku, 5.5″ tomato/bagel knife, 6″ fork, 6″ utility, 7″ santoku, 8″ bread, 8″ chef’s knife, 8″ slicer, 10″ steel, kitchen shears, 8 steak knives, and knife block 1808009
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 17-piece set 4.5″ parer, 6″ utility, 7″ santoku, 8″ bread, 8″ chef’s knife, 8″ slicer, 10″ steel, kitchen shears, 8 steak knives, and knife block 1808008
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 14-piece set 4.5″ Parer, 6″ Utility, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block 1922890
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 15-piece set 4.5″ Parer, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block 1922971
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 18-piece set 4.5″ Parer, 5″ Boning, 5.5″ Tomato, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8″ Slicer, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block 1932810
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 20-piece set 4.5″ Parer, 5″ Boning, 5″ Santoku, 5.5″ Tomato, 6″ Fork, 6″ Utility, 7″ Santoku, 8″ Bread, 8″ Chef’s Knife, 8″ Slicer, 8 Steak Knives, Kitchen Shears, Sharpening Knife Block 1922976

These products were manufactured from August 2008 to March 2016, and sold in sets and individually at retailers across the U.S. – including J.C. Penney, Macy’s, and Kohl’s – as well as online on Amazon.com.

The recalled knives sold for $25 for a single knife to $300 for a knife block set. Overall, about 2 million products were sold in the U.S., with about 7,000 sold in Canada.

Consumers who purchased any items affected by this recall should stop using them immediately and contact Calphalon for a replacement.

Source: CBS Boston

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