Empower Brands Recalls Over 300,000 Air Fryers Due to Potential Fire Hazard

According to ABS News, Empower Brands is recalling over 300,000 PowerXL DUAF-10 and DUAF-005 Vortex Dual-Basket Air Fryers due to a potential burn hazard. The recall was announced in December 2023 and affects units sold between August 2021 and October 2023.

Recall Details

The plastic U-channel connector used to combine the two baskets can break during use, posing a burn risk to consumers. The CPSC has received 41 reports of the connector breaking, including 3 reports of burns.

Affected Models

  • PowerXL DUAF-10 Vortex Dual-Basket Air Fryer (10 qt)
  • PowerXL DUAF-005 Vortex Dual-Basket Air Fryer (9 qt)


  • Look for the model number on the bottom of the unit or the power cord.
  • The air fryers are egg-shaped and have two baskets (black or cinnamon color).

What to Do

Additional Information

  • The air fryers were sold at major retailers nationwide for $60-$190.
  • The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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