• Reviews around smell (1.67 of 5)

    Ninja Air Fryer that Cooks, Crisps and Dehydrates, with 4 Quart Capacity, and a High Gloss Finish

    • No crazy smell either
    • The smell is horrible
    • I kept the item thinking that the horrible chemical smell would eventually wear off, but it does
    • Like anything when new it may have a weird smell
    • so glad I didn't mind the stupid reviews about the toxic smell (aka people leaving plastic parts attached that absolutely are intended to be removed) and bought
    • There is that toxic smell when cooking but after 7-10 uses it goes away.
    • Other than the initial bad smell, it is great for fried foods without oil and smoke
    • All of the other ones reviewers were commenting on a horrible plastic smell when the first use it
    • HINT: be sure to break in by "burning" the smell off outside.
    • I purchased this Ninja on February 24, 2019 and had a love/hate relationship with it that started with the awful smell when I opened the box which I figured would go away once I “broke it in”
    • I did let it run on empty for 20 minutes to burn the smell out and then wash it well before use it.
    • Also gives the food a bit of a bad smelling flavor
    • Works great , no smell or mess and everything comes out crispy.
    • Works great , no smell or mess and everything comes out crispy.
    • The reviews were largely positive, and the negative reviews seemed to be predominantly about the toxic smell some people experienced
    • However althuu is gh there is a “new appliance” smell there is not terrible smell with this air fryer
    • Whenever we use it, our kitchen smells of like burnt plastic or an electrical smell
    • You know that odd smell that you get from some electronics made in China
    • After that, we've never experienced another bad smell
    • We cleaned the fryer and preheated at 390F for 10 mins outdoor to get rid of bad burned plastic smells
    • The smell and taste of food is awful
    • Leaving them on results in toxic smell
    • And doesn’t trap smell at all
    • What the heck is that smell?
    • I saw some bad reviews about there being a weird burning smell when you use it
    • My apartment ended up smelling like burnt plastic/rubber..not a very fun smell, especially because I have birds and that is very toxic for them
    • No funny smells and all of the controls work perfectly
    • It is very small for a family and started out with a strong chemical smell, but that dissipated after several uses
    • Never had weird smell like others said
    • And we observed last night as I made a roast in the conventional way in the conventional oven that we missed the "good smell" of food cooking with the air fryer
    • I was hesitant to order this model after reading reviews talking about a horrible burning plastic smell
    • I read reviews of the burning plastic smell, and I'm assuming its from the rubber stoppers at the bottom of the "crisper
    • This air fryer emitter a terrible rubbery smell.
    • Maybe if you don't clean it well enough the first time you get the bad smell but who knows.
    • Easy to clean and operate, no smells at all
    • Be wary of fish since the smell can kind of get sucked up into the machine and trapped for a bit, but it does go away
    • The smell became worse each use and by the 5th time she used it, the smell was so bad that they had to open the house and couldn't eat the food.
    • I spent most of the night in the bedroom with the door closed to avoid the strong chemical smell
    • And we observed last night as I made a roast in the conventional way in the conventional oven that we missed the "good smell" of food cooking with the air fryer
    • I cleaned all the cooking surfaces, and didn’t notice any strange chemical smells during my first use
    • I did, however, give it one star for flavor because no matter how much I clean it, there is an awful smell of burnt rubber or plastic that permeates into the food that I cook.
    • Never had weird smell like others said
    • I saw a lot of reviews complaining about an burning plastic smell
    • The toxic smell is giving is headache
    • My apartment ended up smelling like burnt plastic/rubber..not a very fun smell, especially because I have birds and that is very toxic for them
    • This allows me not only to air fry, but to sautée things like spinach without it drying out (pictured!)
    • Nice alternative e to traditional cooking.