Best Buy Recalls Air Fryers Due to Fire Hazard

Figure 1: Recalled Best Buy Air Fryers & Air Fryer Oven – Photo Credit

On April 21, 2022, Best Buy issued a recall of approximately 635,000 Insignia Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens after receiving several reports of the units catching fire, burning, or melting.  The 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 both in stores and online from November 2018 through February 2022. These air fryers and air fryer ovens were also sold on eBay and 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.

Consumers have been advised to stop using the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens immediately and register online or call Best Buy directly to arrange a return. Best Buy is also contacting all known purchasers directly. Consumers will receive a refund in the form of credit for use at Best Buy stores or online at Best Buy has received sixty-eight (68) reports from customers in the United States, as well as thirty-six (36) from customers in Canada, of these air fryers and air fryer ovens catching fire. This includes at least seven (7) reports of property damage and two (2) reports of injuries, including injuries to a child’s leg. If you have been injured by a defective product, the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, and its team of experienced trial lawyers are ready and willing to help.