Which dehumidifiers have been recalled? See affected brands pulled due to fire, burn hazards


Gree USA, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of a Chinese appliance company, is issuing a recall of 1.56 million dehumidifiers due to fire and burn hazards.

There have been 23 fires, 688 overheating incidents, and $168,000 in property damage linked to the recalled dehumidifiers, according to  Consumer Product Safety Commission.

These dehumidifiers were widely available at various stores across the country including Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Sam’s Club, Sears, and Walmart from 2011 to 2014. The price range for these products was between $110 and $400.

42 models of dehumidifiers produced from January 2011 to February 2014 are being recalled. The affected brands are Kenmore, GE, SoleusAir, Norpole, and Seabreeze. A total of 1,560,000 units are impacted.


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