Calphalon XL Blender Recall [US]

Canada HCSC RecallUS CPSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Calphalon recalls some Calphalon XL Blenders due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/qD4H4; HCSC: http://ht.ly/qD4UC

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Calphalon-Recalls-Blenders/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36527r-eng.php

Additional information:Calphalon XL Blender
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Calphalon XL 9-speed Blenders, model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL. The model number is located on the underside of the Blender’s base. The Blender consists of a 5-inch tall, brushed-aluminum base with cord storage, the Calphalon logo in black letters at the front, and nine black/white speed selectors with labeling, plus the power button.

The Blender also has a clear 56-ounce glass pitcher with a handle and US and metric volume measurement markings; a black plastic lid with a removable clear plastic lid stopper/measuring cup; and a metal blade assembly with six-sided, stainless steel blades.

According to the CPSC, a piece of the Blender’s mixing blade unit can break off during use, posing an injury hazard. Calphalon has received four reports of a piece of the Blender’s mixing blade breaking off. No injuries have been reported.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 14-012
HCSC ID number: RA-36527
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2706
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