Aldi is offering a full refund to anyone who purchased one of their Ambiano mini deep fryers.

Jaime Milan
May 25, 2018

Aldi can be a great place for stocking up on inexpensive produce and pantry staples, but the German retailer is also known for selling normally-expensive kitchen gadgets, such as pressure cookers, slow cookers, and deep fryers—at very reasonable prices.

Bargains on homewares are great, but unfortunately their deep fryers have had a habit of catching fire, which isn't so great.

The Ambiano mini deep fryer from Aldi—which was sold between February 2018 and March 2018 for about $15—has been recalled due to “three reports of the deep fryers catching on fire, including three reports of minor property damage,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Thankfully, no one has been injured, but those who have the Ambiano mini deep fryer are urged to stop using it immediately and return it to their local ALDI store for a full refund. Consumers can also contact ALDI at 1-800-336-9967 or find out more information on their website.

The deep fryers—which come in brushed stainless steel and red—have “Ambiano” printed on the front, and barcodes (#20072483, or #20072490) can be found on the bottom of the unit on the silver rating label.