The plastic U-Channel connector used to optionally combine the two food baskets inside of the air fryers can break during use, posing a burn hazard.
This recall involves two models of the PowerXL dual-basket air fryer.
The egg-shaped air fryers have two baskets that can be used separately or optionally combined into one large single basket. The recalled air fryers were sold in black or cinnamon colors. 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. The product has a silver label on the front that says “PowerXL”. There is a white label on the bottom of each unit or on the unit’s power cord that lists the model number.
The firm has received 41 reports of the product breaking during use, including three reports of burn injuries.
Name of Product: PowerXL™ DUAF-10 and DUAF-005 Vortex Dual-Basket Air Fryers
Recall Date: December 14, 2023
Recall Number: 24-051
Hazard: The plastic U-Channel connector used to optionally combine the two food baskets inside of the air fryers can break during use, posing a burn hazard.
Sold At: Target, Walmart, Kohls and other stores nationwide and online at target.com, walmart.com, kohls.com and other websites from August 2021 through October 2023 for between $60 and $190, depending on the model.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dual basket air fryers and contact Empower Brands to receive a full refund.
Units: About 319,000
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Empower Brands toll-free at 866-704-9370 from 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday CT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.prodprotect.com/recall/duaf or https://powerxlproducts.com and click on “Important Safety Recall Notice” for more information.
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