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Dehumidifier Recall Following 450 Fires and $19 Million in Property Damage

Brand Names Include Frigidaire, Soleus Air, Kenmore and Others

 

December 23, 2016

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using these recalled dehumidifiers.

Manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances, of China, the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards to consumers. There have been more than 2,000 reported incidents of the dehumidifiers overheating, causing 450 reported fires andresulting in more than $19 million in property damage.

The items have been sold at AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in Canada, and online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com, from January 2005 through August 2013 for between $110 and $400.

Importers include Airwell of France; CNA of Wood Dale, Ill .; Danby of Ontario, Canada; De'Longhi of Italy; Frigidaire, of Charlotte, N.C .; GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky .; Gree USA Sales Ltd. of City of Industry, Calif .; IRP of Pineville, N.C .; MJC America Ltd. dba Soleus International Inc. of Walnut, Calif .; and Sunrise of Quebec, Canada.

Consumers can contact contact Gree for a full refund at at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.greeusa.com (click on Recall).

This recall involves 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 are listed 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.

Danby or Premiere

Model number Capacity Date code range

DDR3011 30-pint All units

DDR30P 30-pint All unit

DDR4511 45-pint All units

DDR45P 45-pint All unit

DDR6511 65-pint All units

DDR65CHP 65-pint All unit

De'Longhi or SuperClima

Model number Capacity Date code range

DDSE30 30-pint All units

DDSE40 40-pint All units

DG50 50-pint All units

Fedders

Model number Capacity Date code range

FEDH-MAH030-C15 30-pint All units

FEDH-MAH070-C15 70-pint All units

Fellini

Model number Capacity Date code range

13-06030 50-pint All units

13-06031 70-pint All units

Frigidaire

Model number Pint capacity Date code rang

FDB30R1 30-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDB50R1 50-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDB70R1 70-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDD25S1 25-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDF50S1 50-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDF70S1 70-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDL30R1 30-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDL50R1 50-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDL50S1 50-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDL70R1 70-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDL70S1 70-pint 01/07 through 09/08

FDM30R1 30-pint 01/07 through 09/0

FDR30S1 30-pint 01/07 through 09/08

GE

Model number Pint capacity Date code range

ADER30LN 30 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADEW30LN 30 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR30LL 30 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR30LM 30 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHW30LM 30 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADER40LN 40 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHH40LL 40 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR40LL 40 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR40LM 40 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADEH50LN 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADER50LN 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADEW50LN 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHH50LM 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR50LL 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR50LM 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHW50LM 50 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADER65LN 65 pint 01/08 through 12/10

ADEW65LN 65 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR65LL 65 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHR65LM 65 pint 01/08 through 12/10

AHW65LM 65 pint 01/08 through 12/10

Gree

Model number Capacity Date code range

13-06090 30-pint All units

13-06091 45-pint All unit

13-06092 50-pint All unit

GDN40AH-A4EBB1A 40-pint All units

GDN45AH-A3EBB2A 45-pint All units

GDN50AF-A3EBA8A 50-pint All units

GDN50AF-A3EBA8B 50-pint All units

GDN70AF-A3EBA8A 70-pint All units

GDN70AF-A3EBB3A 70-pint All units

GDN70AI-A3EBB2A 70-pint All units

GDNE30AEBA1A8A 30-pint All units

GDNE40AEBA1A8A 40-Pint All units

GDNE50AFBA1A8A 50-pint All units

GDNE65AFBA1A8A 65-pint All units

Kenmore

Model number Capacity Date code range

407.52301210 30-pint 2012-04 through 2012-09

407.52501210 50-pint 2012-04 through 2012-09

407.52701210 70-pint 2012-04 through 2012-09

407.52702210 70-pint 2012-04 through 2012-08

Norpole

Model number Capacity Date code range

NPDH30PG 30-pint All uni

Seabreeze

Model number Capacity Date code range

DH450S 50-pint All units

DH470S 70-pint All unit

SoleusAir

Model Number Capacity Date code range

CFM-25E 25-pint All units

CFM-40E 40-pint All units

DP1-30-03 30-pint All units

DP1-40-03 40-pint All units

DP1-50-03 50-pint All unit

DP1-50-03A 50-pint All units

DP1-70-03 70-pint All units

GL-DEH-30-1 30-pint 1211 through 0612

GL-DEH-45-2 45-pint 1211 through 0612

GL-DEH-50-2L2 50-pint 1211 through 0612

GL-DEH-50-2Q2 50-pint 1211 through 0612

GL-DEH-70-2S2 70-pint 1211 through 0612

GL-DEH-70P-2S2 70-pint 0112 through 0612

GM-DEH-30M-1L2 30-pint 010512 through 061412

GM-DEH-30M-1R2 30-pint 010512 through 061412

GM-DEH-45-1 45-pint 122511 through 062112

GM-DEH-70-1S2 70-pint 010512 through 062112

SG-DEH-25-4 25-pint 032711 through 081712

SG-DEH-30-2 30-pint 032711 through 050712

SG-DEH-30B-1 30-pint 011210 through 04131

SG-DEH-30M-1 30-pint 010210 through 071512

SG-DEH-30M-1A 30-pint 121510 through 111011

SG-DEH-30M-1L2 30-pint 010510 through 071512

SG-DEH-30M-1R2 30-pint 010510 through 071512

SG-DEH-45-1 45-pint 010210 through 071512

SG-DEH-45-1A 45-pint 121510 through 111011

SG-DEH-45-2 45-pint 032711 through 050712

SG-DEH-50-2 50-pint 010712 through 010712

SG-DEH-70-1 70-pint 010210 through 071512

SG-DEH-70-1A 70-pint 121510 through 111011

SG-DEH-70-2 70-pint 032711 through 050712

SG-DEH-70-2S2 70-pint 032711 through 050712

 

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