You will want to check your dehumidifier if you have one in your home, this recall went out a year ago but people are still using them and there have been many fires due to people not being aware of the recall. Please be sure to check to see if you have one of these dehumidifiers in your home if you do please remove it as they could be a serious fire hazard for your family.
The Gree Dehumidifers come in several models and brand names that have been recalled. You can also check to see if your model of dehumidifer is on the recall list on their site that is shown above to know if yours has been one of the recalls. It’s very important to you and your family to remove this product if it is on the recall list from plugs and call the 1-800 number on their website to see how you should remove the product or if you have any questions about the product.
On September 12, 2013, Gree, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, announced a recall on dehumidifiers manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances of China and were sold from January 2005 through August 2013. The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
This recall involves select 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima. Recalled model numbers and date codes can be located below. The brand name and the pint capacity are printed on the front of the dehumidifier. The model number and date code are printed on a sticker on the back, front or side of the unit. The dehumidifiers are white, beige, gray or black plastic and measure between 19 and 24 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep.
Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and register their information below or contact Gree to receive a refund.
To determine if your dehumidifier is affected by this recall:
1. Locate the name plate sticker on your dehumidifier (it is on the back, side, or front of the unit).
2. Some of the recall dehumidifiers are listed below: