The Pampered Chef is recalling about 286,000 garlic slicers.
The Pampered Chef has received 23 reports of blades detaching during use including one report of a consumer who cut her finger.
This recall involves The Pampered Chef garlic slicers sold individually and with a garlic peeler. The garlic slicers were sold under product number 1113 for the individual slicers and 2578 for the sets.
The two-piece white plastic, tube shaped slicer measures 2 ¼ inches by 3 ½ inches and has two blades on the end. “The Pampered Chef” is engraved on the top cover.
Manufactured in China, the garlic slicers were sold at The Pampered Chef independent consultants nationwide and online at www.pamperedchef.com from January 2009 through July 2011 for about $14 for the individual garlic slicer and $20 for the set.
Consumers should stop using the recalled garlic slicers and contact The Pampered Chef for a replacement product, the company and commission advise.
For more information, e-mail The Pampered Chef at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-917-2433 anytime. To speak with an operator, consumers can call between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT on Saturday. Consumers can also visit the company’s website at www.pamperedchef.com and click on the “Product Alert” tab for more information.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.