Popular brand sold at Walmart, Target, Amazon recalls more than 300K air fryers over burn hazard

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Check your counters! One of America’s favorite kitchen gadgets is facing a massive voluntary recall after the brand said that the gadget posed a burn hazard to consumers.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Empower Brands is voluntarily recalling two models of the PowerXL dual-basket air fryer.

According to the recall, there have been 41 reports of the product breaking during use, including three reports of burns.

The recalls said that the plastic connector used to combine the two food baskets can break and pose a burn hazard.

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The recall applies to air fryers labeled: PowerXL Dual-Basket Air Fryer models DUAF-10 and the DUAF-005.

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The 10-quart DUAF-10 model is about 17 inches long by 16 inches wide by 12 1/2 inches tall, and weighs about 14 1/2 pounds. 

The 9-quart DUAF-005 model is about 14 inches long by 13 inches wide by 15 inches tall, and weighs about 14 pounds.

Power XL Vortex Air Fryers

Both models of the fryers have a silver label on the front that says “PowerXL.” 

Consumers can find a model number on the bottom of each unit or the unit’s power cord.

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The recalled air fryers were sold in black or cinnamon colors between August 2021 through Octover 2023, retailing for between $60 and $190, depending on the model.

Power XL Vortex Air Fryers

The popular brand was found in stores and online at retailers like Walmart, Target, Kohl’s and Amazon.com.

The CPSC said that consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and contact Empower Brands to receive a full refund.

Empower Brands, based in Middleton, Wisconsin, can be called toll-free at 866-704-9370, or reached online at prodprotect.com/recall/duaf

Empower Brands did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

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