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There have been 24 reports of the Insignia air fryers overheating, which caused handles to melt and some devices to catch on fire.

According to the recall, the air fryers can overheat while in use, causing their handles to melt or break. The recalled air fryer ovens can also overheat and the glass on the door can shatter, posing fire, burn and cut hazards. 

The recall, issued Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, covers Insignia air fryers and air fryer ovens with the model numbers NS-AF34D2, NS-AF5DSS2, NS-AF5MSS2, NS-AF8DBD2, NS-AF10DBK2, and NS-AF10DSS2.

About 187,400 of the air fryers in the U.S. were sold, and an additional 99,300 were sold in Canada. 

The CPSC said there have been 24 reports of the air fryers overheating. Six of the reports indicated that the air fryers caught on fire as they overheated. No injuries or property damage have been reported. 

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