Dehumidifier recall: Units linked to 46 fires, $2 million in damage (+video)
Dehumidifier recall involves more than 2 million units made by Gree Electric Appliances under the brand names Frigidaire, Kenmore, and others. No injuries have been reported in the incidents that triggered the dehumidifier recall.
WASHINGTON — More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire. They were manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances and carried the brand names of Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.
The dehumidifiers have been linked to 46 fires and $2.15 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree at 866-853-2802 for a refund.