Two Million COSORI Air Fryers Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
A recall has been issued on nearly two million Cosori air fryers after reports of hundreds claimed the product overheated and caught fire.
On Thursday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urged consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Cosori air fryers. Atekcity Corporation, of Anaheim, Calif., is the importer, according to federal safety regulators.
Reports state that a wire connection in the air fryers can overheat, catching fire, burning, melting, overheating and smoking posing fire and burn hazards. Approximately 2 million units have been sold in the United States, with an additional 250,000 were sold in Canada and 21,000 were sold in Mexico.
There have been 10 reports of minor, superficial burn injuries and 23 reports of minor property damage.
This recall involves Cosori air fryers with model numbers:
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 brand name Cosori is on the front of each unit. The model number is printed on the bottom label of each unit and on the accompanying user manual. The units are size 3.7 and 5.8 qt. and were sold in black, gray, white, blue or red colors.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and contact Cosori to receive their choice of a free replacement air fryer or another Cosori product by registering at recall.cosori.com. During registration consumers must provide their contact information and submit photos of the recalled unit with the cord cut off. No receipt is needed to receive a replacement.
The units 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.