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Safety Alert

ALDI Recalls Deep Fryers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Ambiano mini deep fryers

Hazard: The deep fryer heating element can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact:ALDI at 800-366-9967 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.aldi.us and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

Units: About 35,000

Description: 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.

Color/Model

Barcode Number

Stainless Steel Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer

20072483

Red Ambiano Mini Deep Fryer

20072490

Incidents/Injuries: 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.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact Wrapables for a full refund. Wrapables is contacting directly consumers who purchased the scarves online from Walmart.com and Amazon.com.

Sold at: ALDI stores nationwide from February 2018 through March 2018 for about $15.

Manufacturer: Guangzhou Linkco Electrical Industries Limited, of China

Importer: ALDI Inc., of Batavia, Ill.

Distributor: ALDI Inc., of Batavia, Ill.

Manufactured In: China