Air fryers, overhead garage racks, ceramic knives recalled due to injury risks

PROVIDED

Combined ShapeCaption
PROVIDED

Recalls have been issued for certain air fryers, overhead garage storage racks and ceramic knives over defects which could injure the user, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

ExploreBaby bubble bath under recall for possible bacteria

Air fryers

Best Buy is recalling about 635,000 Insignia brand air fryers and air fryer ovens in the U.S. with model numbers NS-AF32DBK9, NS-AF32MBK9, NS-AF50MBK9, NS-AF53DSS0, NS-AF53MSS0, NS-AF55DBK9, NS-AFO6DBK1 and NS-AFO6DSS1.

Model numbers can be found on a label on the underside of each fryer.

Best Buy said that it received 68 reports in the U.S. of air fryers catching on fire, burning or melting, including seven cases of minor property damage and two injuries, including one injury to a child’s leg.

The company asked consumers to return the air fryers and is offering a store credit of $50 or the cost of the fryer, whichever is higher, and said that it is contacting all known purchasers directly to arrange returns. The fryers were sold in Best Buy stores nationwide and online, as well as on eBay and Google Shopping.

For more information, consumers can visit the CPSC recall listing, use Insignia’s recall website, check Best Buy’s website or call Best Buy at 800-566-7498 during business hours.

ExploreRECALL: About 700 pounds of bacon marmalade were not inspected
Combined ShapeCaption
PROVIDED

PROVIDED

Combined ShapeCaption
PROVIDED

Overhead garage storage racks

Eagle Industrial Group is recalling about 12,800 SafeRacks and Monsterrax brand overhead garage storage racks due to defective hex bolts which could cause it to collapse from the ceiling.

Customers who have bought the racks are asked to immediately unload all items from the racks and contact SafeRacks/Monsterrax for replacement bolts.

According to the recall, the companies have contacted all known purchasers of the racks.

The recall comes after 55 reports of the racks falling, including one case where the ceiling-mounted rack fell and hit a person in the face, bruising and cutting them.

The racks were sold online at Costco.com, Amazon, saferacks.com, monsterrax.com and other websites from September 2021 through December 2021 for about $140.

For more information, consumers can visit the CPSC recall listing, call SafeRacks toll-free at 877-927-2168 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST Monday-Friday, email consumersupport@saferacks.com, or visit the SafeRacks or Monsterrax websites.

ExploreDollar Tree, Family Dollar recall 1 million hot glue guns
Combined ShapeCaption
PROVIDED

PROVIDED

Combined ShapeCaption
PROVIDED

Ceramic knives

Norwex ceramic knives is recalling about 40,000 knives in the U.S. due to a risk its bamboo handle could break, posing a laceration hazard.

The recalled knives are about 8 inches long, with a 4-inch blade and a 4-inch handle with “Norwex” printed on it. The company reported 158 instances of the handles breaking and 30 of knives being damaged during shipping, though no injuries were reported.

Norwex is offering to replace the knives, or to send a return kit with a pre-paid return shipping label.

The knives were given out as a promotional product from January 2022 through February 2022.

For more information, consumers can visit the CPSC recall listing, call Norwex USA Inc. toll-free at 833-882-5569 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. CDT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m-5 p.m CDT Saturday, email USNorwexservice@Norwex.com, or visit the Norwex website.

About the Author