Best Buy recalls Insignia air fryers and convection ovens due to fire and burn hazards
Insignia Air Fryers & Air Fry Ovens
Air fryers and air fry ovens can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.
April 21, 2022
Approximately 635,000 (plus 137,000 in Canada)
This recall involves Insignia Digital Air Fryers, Insignia Analog Air Fryers, and Insignia Digital Air Fry Ovens, model numbers NS-AF32DBK9, NS-AF32MBK9, NS-AF50MBK9, NS-AF53DSS0, NS-AF53MSS0, NS -AF55DBK9, NS-AFO6DBK1 and NS-AFO6DSS1 sold by Best Buy. The INSIGNIA brand name can be found on the top or front of each unit. A data label on the bottom of each unit identifies the INSIGNIA brand and model number.
Air fryers and air fryer ovens have cooking chamber capacities ranging from approximately 3.4 to 10 quarts, and plastic or plastic and stainless steel bodies in black and stainless steel finishes.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and air ovens and register online at www.insigniaairfryerrecall.expertinquiry.comor call Best Buy at 800-566-7498 8am-5pm ET Monday-Friday to arrange a return via prepaid shipping box and return label and instructions. Best Buy is also contacting all known buyers directly to arrange returns. The consumer should not Return the recalled air fryers and convection ovens to a Best Buy store for a refund. The consumer will receive a refund in the form of a credit to be used at Best Buy or Bestbuy.com stores. Consumers will receive a $50 credit or the amount on the purchase receipt if greater. Consumers do not need a purchase receipt to obtain the $50 credit.
Best Buy has received 68 US consumer reports and 36 Canadian consumer reports of the air fryer or air fryer ovens catching on 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.
Sold to :
Best Buy nationwide and online at www.bestbuy.com, www.eBay.com, and www.google.com from November 2018 through February 2022 for prices between $30 and $150.
Best Buy Purchasing LLC, of Richfield, Minnesota
About US CPSC
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