Dehumidifier Recall Nov 2016

For more dehumidifier recall information, please visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on November 2nd, that dehumidifiers made by Midea are being recalled due to serious fire burns and hazards.

It is said that the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire.

The dehumidifiers that have been recalled include the 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75-pint dehumidifiers with the following brand names:

Airworks, Alen, Arcticaire, Arctic King, Beaumark, Coolworks, ComfortAire, Comfort Star, Continental Electic, Crosley, Daewoo, Danby, Danby & Designer, Dayton, Degree, Diplomat, Edgestar, Excell, Fellini, Forest Air, Frigidaire, GE, Grunaire, Hanover, Honeywell, Homestyles, Hyundai, Ideal Air, Kenmore (Canada), Keystone, Kul, Midea, Nantucket, Ocean Breeze, Pelonis, Perfect Aire, Perfect Home, Polar Wind, Premiere, Professional Series, Royal Sovereign, Simplicity, Sunbeam, SPT, Sylvania, TGM, Touch Point, Trutemp, Uberhaus, Westpointe, Winix, and Winixl

The dehumidifiers being recalled were sold between January 2003 and December 2013 at various retailers as well as Amazon.com.

If you think you own a dehumidifier that has been recalled, you will need to follow the instructions set out on the Consumer Safety Product Commission website. The website contains a link where you can input your serial number to check whether your dehumidifier is being recalled.

 

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