Consumer product recall

Certain models of Cosori-branded Air Fryers recalled due to potential fire hazard

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Summary

Product
Certain models of Cosori-branded Air Fryers
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Cosori to receive a free replacement unit.

Affected products

This recall involves Cosori-branded air fryers. The air fryers are portable kitchen appliances that must be plugged into an electrical outlet. The model number is listed on the bottom label of each unit and on the accompanying User Manual. The batch number is on the bottom of the unit, or at the back of the unit below the rear exhaust vent.

Product Model number
Model CO137 CO137-AF
Model CP137 CP137-AF
Model CP137 CP137-AF-RXB
Model CP137 CP137-AF-RXR
Model CP137 CP137-AF-RXW
Model CO158 CO158-AF
Model CO158 CO158-AF-RXB
Model CP158 CP158-AF
Model CP158 CP158-AF-R19
Model CP158 CP158-AF-RXW
Model CP158 CP158-AF-RXR
Model CP158 CAF-P581-BUSR
Model CP158 CAF-P581-AUSR
Model CP158 CAF-P581-RUSR
Model CS158 CS158-AF
Model CS158 CS158-AF-RXB
Model CS158 CS158-AF-R19
Model CS158 CAF-P581S-BUSR
Model CS158 CAF-P581S-RUSR
Model CS158 CAF-P581S-AUSR
Model CP258 CP258-AF

Issue

The wire connectors in the products can overheat, posing a potential burn and fire hazard.

As of February 2023 the company has received 205 reports globally including 56 reports in Canada of the air fryers catching fire, burning, melting, overheating and smoking.  There have been 23 reports of minor property damage globally and 10 reports of minor, superficial burn injuries, including 4 reports in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and request a free replacement unit by registering online at www.recall.cosori.com or contacting the toll-free recall hotline at 1-888-216-5974 Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM ET. No receipt is needed to receive a replacement unit.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), PROFECO and Etekcity Corporation.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 252, 828 units of the affected product were sold in Canada, 2,042,631 were sold in the United States and 21,490 were sold in Mexico.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from March 2019 to December 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Appliances
Companies

Distributor

Etekcity Corporation

Anaheim, California

United States

Manufacturer

Zhejiang Tianxi Kitchen Appliance Co., Ltd.

Liushui

China

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-72618