Calphalon recalls 2 million knives that can break


If you have Calphalon knives in your kitchen, there’s a major recall you need to know about.

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Calphalon recall: What you need to know

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says about two million knives are being recalled because the blade can break, posing a laceration hazard.

There have been 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations, including four injuries that required stitches.

The knives were sold at major retailers including JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s and online at from September 2008 through December 2016.

The recalled knives sold for $25 for a single knife to $300 for a set.

Here are the models included in the recall: 

  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 4.5′ Parer; KNR10045C
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 7′ Santoku; KNR0007C
  • 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; 1808009
  • Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery 17-piece set; 1808008
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 14-piece set; 1922890
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 15-piece set; 1922971
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 18-piece set; 1932810
  • Calphalon Contemporary SharpIN Cutlery 20-piece set; 1922976

Calphalon recalls 2 million knives because blades can break

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says you should stop using the recalled knives immediately.

On its website, Calphalon has an online guide to help you determine if your knives are affected and order a return kit. You can also call them at 800-809-7267. 

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