2M air fryers sold at major retailers recalled due to fire, burn hazards

About two million air fryers that were sold at major retailers across the United States have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

This recall involves Cosori air fryers, 3.7 and 5.8 quarts in size, which were sold in black, gray, white, blue or red colors.

The USCPSC says a wire connection in the air fryers can overheat, pose fire and burn hazards.

The products impacted by this recall have model numbers including CP158-AF, CP158-AF-R19, CP158-AF-RXW, CP158-AF-RXR, CAF-P581-BUSR, CAF-P581-AUSR, CAF-P581-RUSR, CP137-AF, CP137-AF-RXB, CP137-AF-RXR, CP137-AF-RXW, CS158-AF, CS158-AF-RXB, CS158-AF-R19, CAF-P581S-BUSR, CAF-P581S-RUSR, CAF-P581S-AUSR, CO137-AF, CO158-AF, CO158-AF-RXB, CP258-AF.

The air fryers were sold at Best Buy, Target and The Home Depot stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Adorama.com, Bedbathandbeyond.com, Cosori.com, eBay.com, Homegoods.com, Kohls.com, Lowes.com , Macys.com, QVC.com, Staples.com, Vesync.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com, Wellbots.com, and Woot.com from June 2018 through December 2022 for between $70 and $130.

Anyone who purchased a Cosori air fryer during this time period is urged to immediately stop using the product and contact Cosori to receive their choice of a free replacement air fryer or another Cosori product by registering at recall.cosori.com.

To date, there have been more than 200 reports of air fryers catching fire, burning, melting, overheating and smoking. These reports include minor burns injuries and property damage.

In addition to the air fryers sold in the United States, another 250,000 were sold in Canada and about 21,000 more in Mexico.

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