RECALL: 12 Brands Of Dehumidifiers For Serious Fire, Burn Hazard - Northern Michigan's News Leader

RECALL: 12 Brands Of Dehumidifiers For Serious Fire, Burn Hazards

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Gree Electric Appliances of Chine is recalling 12 brands of dehumidifiers sold at many stores. 

The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire. 

This recall involves 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. 

These units were sold at AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam's Club, Sears 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.

To see if you have a hazardous dehumidifier, follow the posted link to the Gree recall page. There is a space at the bottom of their page to enter product brand name, model number, and date code.

$2.15 million in property damage, 46 fires, and 165 incidents have been reported. No injuries have been reported. 

If you have one of the recalled units, turn it off and unplug it. You can contact Gree to receive a refund by calling toll-free at 866-853-2802 or online, follow the posted link.

 

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