Calphalon Recalls Pizza Wheels Due to Laceration Hazard

The pizza cutter consists of a circular metal blade that is approximately 3 ½ inches in diameter, connected to a gray hand guard and black handle. The word “Calphalon” is embossed on the top of the black handle. Model number GT112, 1793513 or 1793521 are printed near the barcode on the packaging.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The handle of the pizza cutter can detach during use, posing a laceration hazard.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    The firm has received 11 incident reports, including 6 reports of finger lacerations.  One person required stitches and another person received medical attention to close their wounds.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the pizza wheel and contact Calphalon for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Bed Bath & Beyond, J.C. Penney, Kohls, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide, and online at amazon.com, bedbathandbeyond.com, sears.com, target.com and other online retailers between January 2006 and August 2015 for about $15.
 
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