If you own an air fryer, you’ll want to check its brand and model number. Popular air fryer brand Cosori is recalling several of its models due to fire and burn risks. On Thursday, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission posted a recall notice regarding around 2 million Cosori air fryers across the US, Canada and Mexico, with the advisory that people should immediately stop using the affected models.
The CPSC’s notice said 205 reports had been received of the air fryers “catching fire, burning, melting, overheating and smoking,” including 10 reports of minor burn injuries and 23 reports of minor property damage. The source of the problem is a “wire connection in the air fryers” that can overheat, said the CPSC.
Included are different variations of the CP158, CP137, CS158 and P581 models (see the full list below), which were available for purchase at Best Buy, Home Depot and Target stores nationwide, and at Amazon.com and a number of other e-commerce sites. The air fryers were sold from June 2018 through December 2022 and range in price from $70 to $130.
The CPSC said the model number is shown on the bottom label of each unit.
Cosori said it’s cooperating with the commission for this voluntary recall and will replace the models listed. Owners are advised to get in touch with Cosori, with contact details listed on the brand’s page.
Here’s the full list of recalled models, also available on the CPSC recall page: