The deep fryer heating element can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
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
Red Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled deep fryers and return it to their local ALDI store for a full refund.
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.
ALDI Inc., of Batavia, Ill.
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