Name of Product:

Insignia Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens

Hazard:

The air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Recall Date:

April 21, 2022

Units:

About 635,000 (In addition, 137,000 in Canada)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Insignia Digital Air Fryers, Insignia Analog Air Fryers, and Insignia Digital Air Fryer 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 brand name INSIGNIA is on the top or front of each unit. 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 approximately 3.4 to 10 quarts, and plastic or plastic and stainless-steel bodies in black and stainless-steel finishes.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens and register online at www.insigniaairfryerrecall.expertinquiry.comor call Best Buy at 800-566-7498 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to arrange a return through a pre-paid shipping box and label and return instructions. Best Buy is also contacting all known purchasers directly to arrange returns. The consumer should not return the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens to a Best Buy retail store for a refund.  The consumer will receive a refund in the form of a credit for use at Best Buy stores or Bestbuy.com.  Consumers will receive a credit of $50 or the amount on the purchase receipt if higher. Consumers do not need a purchase receipt to get the $50 credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

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 for between $30 and $150.

Importer(s):

Best Buy Purchasing LLC, of Richfield, Minnesota

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.