2 million Contemporary Cutlery knives recalled after broken blades cause 27 injuries

4 people reportedly needed stitches after being cut by knives


Calphalon is recalling about 2 million Contemporary Cutlery knives due to a risk that the blades can break and cut the person using the knives.

The company has received 27 reports of finger and hand cuts, including four that needed stitches. There have been about 3,150 reports of broken knives.

Consumers affected by the recall should stop using the knives and call Calphalon at 800-809-7267 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for a replacement.

The knives were sold from September 2008 through December 2016 at stores nationwide and at www.amazon.com.

The recall involves Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility knives. Here are the models affected:

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