Manufacturer: Calphalon Corporation
Hazard: A piece of the blenders mixing blade unit can break off during use, posing an injury hazard.
Injuries: Calphalon has received four reports of a piece of the blenders mixing blade breaking off. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Calphalon XL 9 speed blenders, model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL. The model number is located on the underside of the blenders 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. It also has a clear 56-ounce glass pitcher with a handle and U.S. 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.
Sold At: Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohls, JCPenney, Macys 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.
Units: 22,000 in the United States 400 in Canada
Consumer Contact: Calphalon at (800)-809-7267, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Calphalon.com and click on XL 9 Speed Blender Recall Information for more information.