Fire and Burn Hazards Lead ALDI to Recall 35,000 Ambiano Mini Deep Fryers
The deep fryers were sold at ALDI stores nationwide from February 2018 through March 2018
ALDI has initiated a recall impacting around 35,000 Ambiano mini deep fryers. 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 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 following barcode numbers can be found on the bottom of the unit on the silver rating label: 20072483 (stainless steel fryer) and 20072490 (red fryer).
When and where were they sold?
The affected Ambiano mini deep fryers were sold at ALDI stores nationwide from February 2018 through March 2018.
ALDI says that it has received three reports of these deep fryers catching on fire, including three reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported, to date.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled deep fryers and return them an ALDI store for a full refund.
For further information about this recall, contact ALDI at (800) 366-9967.