Best Buy is recalling about 635,000 Insignia air fryers and air fryer ovens in the United States and about 137,000 in Canada.
The air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn risks.
Best Buy has received 68 reports from U.S. consumers and 36 reports from Canadian consumers of the air fryer or air fryer ovens catching fire, burning, or melting. These include seven reports of minor property damage and two reports of injuries, including an injury to a child’s leg.
This recall involves the Insignia Digital air fryers, Insignia Analog air fryers, and Insignia digital air fryer ovens.
The model numbers are:
The brand name INSIGNIA is on the top or front of each fryer. A rating label on the underside of each unit identifies the brand INSIGNIA and the model number.
The air fryers and air fryer ovens have cooking chamber capacities ranging from about 3.4 to 10 quarts, and plastic or plastic and stainless-steel bodies in black and stainless-steel finishes.
They were sold at Best Buy stores nationwide and online at www.bestbuy.com, www.eBay.com, and www.google.com from November 2018 through February 2022. The cost was between $30 and $150.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens and return them to Best Buy for a refund, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise. The refund is a credit for use at Best Buy stores or Bestbuy.com.
Best Buy is contacting all known purchasers directly to arrange returns and providing pre-paid shipping boxes, labels, and return instructions. Consumers will receive a credit of $50 or the amount on the receipt if higher. Consumers don’t need a receipt to get the $50 credit.
Consumers can register online at www.insigniaairfryerrecall.expertinquiry.com or call Best Buy at 800-566-7498 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go online at http://www.bestbuy.com/productrecalls or www.bestbuy.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.