Air fryers sold at Target, Best Buy, Amazon and other retailers were recalled by the manufacturer after it received hundreds of reports of the fryer overheating or catching fire, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Cosori said approximately 2 million of its air fryers in the United States were affected by the recall. An additional 271,000 units were sold in Canada and Mexico, the CPSC said.
The recalled units have a defect that can cause a wire connection to overheat and ignite a fire, according to the CPSC.
Cosori advised owners to stop using the product and register for a free replacement at its website.
The company said it had received 205 reports of the air fryer catching fire or otherwise overheating. Ten of those reports involved minor burn injuries, and 23 involved property damage, the CPSC said.
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According to the CPSC, the following model numbers, which can be found on the product’s label, are under recall:
Cosori air fryers sold at Amazon, Target
The unit sizes are 3.7 and 5.8 quarts and come in black, blue, gray, red, or white colors, the CPSC said.
The fryers were sold at the following brick and mortar and online retailers from June 2018 to December 2022, according to the CPSC:
Brick and mortar
- Best Buy
- The Home Depot