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RECALL: Gree dehumidifiers pose fire hazard
Gree is recalling 12 brands of dehumidifiers that pose a fire hazard.
The company website is advising consumers to stop using the dehumidifier stating the unit can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing a burn hazard.
This recall involves select 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. 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.
There are 2.2 million units in the U.S. and 52500 units in Canada.
You can contact the Gree company toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online http://www.greedehumidifierrecall.com/ProductEntry.aspx