Red Flag12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Recalled:

Gree issued a recall of nearly 2.2 million dehumidifiers in the United States and 52,500 in Canada because they pose a fire hazard.  According to the company, “The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.”

Product Information:

  • Product Name: Dehumidifiers
  • Manufacturer: Gree Electric Appliances, of China
  • Units Recalled: About 2.2 million in the United States and 52,500 in Canada
  • Places Sold:
    • AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe’s, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam’s Club, Sears
    • Other stores nationwide and in Canada
    • Online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com
  • Dates Sold: From January 2005 through August 2013
  • Price of Product: Between $110 and $400
  • Product Description: 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.

Click to see the brand names and the model numbers of the recalled Dehumidifiers.

Injuries To Date:

  • To date, 165 incidents have been reported.
  • The incidents include damage 46 fires.
  • The incidents include $2.15 million in property damage.
  • To date, there have been no reports of personal injuries.

Full Refund:

If you or a loved one has purchased the recalled Dehumidifiers, you should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers.  You should then contact Gree for a full refund.

Additional Information:

For information on the recall, consumers may contact Gree at (866) 853-2802.  Consumers may also contact The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by calling (800) 638-2772.

What to Do if You Have Been Affected by a Recalled Product?

If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of these recalled Dehumidifiers, you may be entitled to compensation.  It would be beneficial to speak to an attorney specializing in products liability.

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