Foreign-Made Dehumidifier Recall
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of 5.6 million dehumidifiers made by overseas manufacturers.
Hundreds of units manufactured by Gree have reportedly caught fire and resulted in a reported $19 million in property damage. Units manufactured by Midea have resulted in a reported $4.8 million in property damage.
f the dehumidifier was purchased between January 2005 and August 2013, it is imperative that you take these precautionary steps!
Locate the Model Number:
This will typically be found on the back, side or front of the unit on a name plate sticker.
Check the Manufacturers' Websites:
Green recall - various retail brands
Recall date: November 29, 2016
www.greedehumidifierrecall.com and click recall for more information.
Midea – various retail brands
Recall date: November 2, 2016
www.midea.com/us/ and click on Product Recall for more information.
Midea - GE and Professional Series brands Mfg. by Midea
Recall date: January 11, 2011
Firm’s website at www.recallverification.com.
If the unit is on a recall list, unplug it immediately!
Call the Gree Hotline at 1-866-853-2802 or Midea Hotlines at 1-800-600-3055 or 1-800-638-2772 for further information.
You May Be Eligible For a Refund:
Follow the return and refund process. If you are eligible for a refund, use this to your advantage! Use the refund to help pay for a better, safer replacement.