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Dehumidifiers recalled due to fire hazard

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Gree Electric Appliances issued a recall for dehumidifiers back in September because of the danger they can overheat and catch fire.

But according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, very few people actually bothered to turn in those units. Since the time of the recall, the number of overheating incidents have jumped 400% with property damage reports of $4.5 million dollars

Now that recall has been reissued.  These models were 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.

Recall Details

Units: About 2.5 million in the United States and 55,000 in Canada (This recall was first announced in September 2013, updated in October 2013 and expanded in January 2014)

Description: 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 units

DDR4511                   

45-pint               

All units

DDR45P                       

45-pint               

All units

DDR6511                       

65-pint                   

All units

DDR65CHP                      

65-pint           

All units




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 range

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 09/08

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 units

13-06092                   

50-pint           

All units

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 units




Seabreeze



Model number            

Capacity             

Date code range

DH450S                     

50-pint                 

All units

DH470S                    

70-pint               

All units




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 units

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 041310

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


If you have purchased this model, immediately turn it off and unplug it. The Contact Gree to receive your refund. Call Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information.
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