CPSC: Mini Deep Fryers
On 2018-05-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Mini Deep Fryers due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2018 for about $15.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Aldi deep fryer recall. Instance(s) of property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Cookers, Steamers & Fryers category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The deep fryer heating element can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Ambiano mini deep fryers sold in two colors, brushed stainless steel and red. The recalled deep fryers have a black lid and were sold with a metal food basket. The deep fryers measure about 9.45 inches wide by 10.43 inches high by 8.23 inches deep. The units have Ambiano printed on the front. The barcode numbers listed below can be found on the bottom of the unit on the silver rating label.
|Stainless Steel Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer||20072483|
|Red Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer||20072490|
These items were sold new+ at ALDI stores nationwide from February 2018 through March 2018 for about $15.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled deep fryers and return it to their local ALDI store for a full refund.
ALDI at 800-366-9967 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.aldi.us and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received three reports of the deep fryers catching on fire, including three reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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