Britons are being warned about popular hot air fryers with recalled models costing up to £115.
Two million Cosori air fryers are being recalled after their wire connections caused hundreds to overheat and catch fire.
The air fryers, which were sold in the US, Canada and Mexico, are according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The company has received 205 reports of air fryers catching fire, burning, melting, overheating or smoking.
There are 10 reports of minor burns and 23 reports of minor property damage, the agency said.
The CPSC announced the recall on Thursday with the agency warning consumers to stop using the air fryers immediately.
MailOnline has discovered that two of the recalled models were available on the UK Amazon site.
The hot air fryer with model number CP158-AF is listed on amazon.co.uk for £114.51. Cosori’s model number CO137-AF is also on the UK site for £98.98. Both models appear to be on sale since July 20, 2022.
The hot air fryer with model number CP158-AF is listed on amazon.co.uk for £114.51 – it has been on sale since 20th July 2022
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Thursday, with the agency warning consumers to stop using the air fryers immediately
Cosori Air Fryer is recalling model numbers
These are the model numbers of the Cosori hot air fryers that are being recalled
The recall includes multiple model numbers in 3.7 liter and 5.8 liter sizes.
The model numbers can be found on the bottom label of each device and on the owner’s manual.
All units have the Cosori brand name on the front.
The air fryers were sold between June 2018 and December 2022 at Best Buy, Target and Home Depot stores and online at Amazon, Walmart and other retailers.
They cost between $70 and $130.
Also, about 250,000 air fryers in Canada and 21,000 air fryers in Mexico have been recalled.
This recall affects Cosori air fryers with model numbers CP158-AF, CP158-AF-R19, CP158-AF-RXW, CP158-AF-RXR, CAF-P581-BUSR, CAF-P581-AUSR, CAF-P581-RUSR, CP137-AF , CP137-AF-RXB, CP137-AF-RXR, CP137-AF-RXW, CS158-AF, CS158-AF-RXB, CS158-AF-R19, CAF-P581S-BUSR, CAF-P581S-RUSR, CAF-P581S -AUSR, CO137-AF, CO158-AF, CO158-AF-RXB, CP258-AF.
Consumers should contact Cosori at recall.cosori.com to receive a free replacement airfryer or other product.
“All of our products are rigorously and routinely tested for consumer safety and fully comply with established industry standards,” Cosori said on the official recall website.
“Cosori is committed to the safety of those who use and love our products, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.”
Consumers must provide their contact information and a photo of their recalled device. Coupons are not necessary.
The Cosori brand is owned by Vesync, based in Shenzen, China.
For more information about the recall and for a complete list of affected products, please visit recall.cosori.com.
If you have one of these air fryers, it is recommended that you stop using them immediately.
Contact Cosori at 888-216-5974 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email CosoriRecall@Sedgwick.com
For a free replacement or another Cosori product. No receipt is required to receive a replacement.