About 286,000 Garlic Slicers have been recalled by The Pampered Chef, of Addison, Ill. This recall involves The Pampered Chef garlic slicers sold individually and with a garlic peeler. The garlic slicers were sold under product numbers 1113 (individual) and 2578 (set). The two-piece white plastic, tube shaped slicer measures 2 1/4 inches by 3 1/2 inches and has two blades on the end. “The Pampered Chef” is engraved on the top cover. The Pampered Chef has received 23 reports of blades detaching during use including one report of a consumer who cut her finger. The 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. A blade on the garlic slicer can unexpectedly dislodge during use, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garlic slicers and contact The Pampered Chef for a replacement product. Consumers should contact The Pampered Chef at email@example.com or tollfree at (877) 917-2433 anytime. To speak with an operator, consumers can call between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday. Consumers can also visit the company’s website at www.pamperedchef.com and click on the “Product Alert” tab for more information. Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Pampered-Chef-Recalls-Garlic-Slicers/