Recalls: Bed rails that killed one, Air fryers that could catch fire

Over 50,000 bed rails have been recalled after a man was trapped between the rail and the mattress and died, while more then 2 million air fryers are being recalled due to a wire connection that can overheat and cause fires or burns, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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LumaRail adult portable bed rails

Platinum Health has issued a recall for 53,000 bed rails over concerns that users could get trapped within the rail or between the rail and mattress.

The company said that in October 2021, an 81-year-old man in a nursing home in Pennsylvania died after he was trapped between the mattress and the rail, causing position asphyxia.

The recall includes three models:

  • Bed Assist Rail with Legs, model number PHB4000
  • Free Standing Bed Assist Rail, model number PHB6000
  • DoubleSafe Bed Assist Rail, model number PHB7000D

The rails are made of white metal tubing with a gray or black foam robber grip handle, with the name Platinum Health printed on a label on the leg or grip handle.

They were sold from July 2015 through December 2022 on Platinum Health’s website, as well as on major online retailers like Amazon,, eBay and Overstock, as well as through online medical supply stores like RehabMart and Fabrication Enterprises.

Consumers are asked to immediately stop using the recalled bed rails and contact Platinum Health for a free repair kit, or a redesigned model to replace consumers with DoubleSafe Bed Assist Rails.

Kits and replacements are expected to be available starting in late March, according to the recall.

Consumers can contact Platinum Health by calling 833-408-0509 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, by emailing, by visiting or by clicking on “Recalls” on the company’s website.

COSORI air fryers

Atekcity has recalled more than 2 million COSORI Air Fryers due to a wire connection that could overheat, possibly causing fires or burns.

The recall includes black, gray, white, blue and red 3.7- and 5.8-quart models, with model numbers:

  • CP158-AF
  • CP158-AF-R19
  • CP158-AF-RXW
  • CP158-AF-RXR
  • CAF-P581-BUSR
  • CAF-P581-AUSR
  • CAF-P581-RUSR
  • CP137-AF
  • CP137-AF-RXB
  • CP137-AF-RXR
  • CP137-AF-RXW
  • CS158-AF
  • CS158-AF-RXB
  • CS158-AF-R19
  • CAF-P581S-BUSR
  • CAF-P581S-RUSR
  • CAF-P581S-AUSR
  • CO137-AF
  • CO158-AF
  • CO158-AF-RXB
  • CP258-AF

Model numbers are printed on the bottom label of each unit and the user manual, the recall said.

The air fryers were sold from June 2018 through December 2022 in person at Best Buy, Home Depot and Target stores, as well as online at major retailers like Amazon, Bed Bath and Beyond, eBay, Kohls, Lowes, Macys, Walmart, Staples and Wayfair.

Atekcity said that it has received 205 reports of the affected air fryers catching on fire, melting, overheating and smoking, causing 10 reported minor burns and 23 reports of minor property damage.

Consumers are asked to stop using the recalled air fryers and contact Cosori for a free replacement air fryer or another Cosori product by registering at Consumers will need to provide contact information and submit photos of the recalled fryer with the cord cut off, according to the recall.

Anyone with questions can also call Cosori at 888-216-5974 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, or email

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