Calphalon Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia has recalled its blenders. They reported that a piece of the blender’s mixing blade unit can break off while in use, posing an injury. This recall involves Calphalon XL 9-speed blenders, model 1832449, also identified as model ME 600BL. 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 on the front and nine black and white speed selectors with labeling, plus the power button. It also has a clear 56-ounce glass pitcher with a handle and U.S. as well as metric 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.
Calphalon has received four reports of a piece of the blender’s mixing blade breaking off. No injuries have been reported.
The blenders were sold at Bed, Bath and Beyond, Kohl’s, JC Penney, Macy’s and other major retail stores nationwide and online at Calphalon.com, Amazon.com, Cooking.com, and Zappos.com, among others, from September 2012 through September 2013 for about $130.00.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blender and contact Calphalon for a free repair kit. You can contact Calphalon at 800-809-7267 from 8 am to 5 pm ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Calphalon.com and click on “XL 9 Speed Blender Recall Information” for more information. Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Calphalon-Recalls-Blenders/.
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