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Dehumidifier recall expands following 450 fires, $19 million in damage

Posted at 5:20 AM, Nov 30, 2016

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of millions of dehumidifiers sold under a variety of brand names this week.

Below is the information on this particular recall.

Recalled dehumidifier

Recalled dehumidifier

Gree dehumidifiers – The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards to consumers. 450 fires have been reported, causing an estimated $19 million in property damage. About 2.5 million units across several brand names — including Frigidaire and Kenmore — are impacted. Full refunds are available. Click here to see specific model numbers as well as for information on obtaining a full refund.  [NOTE: This is a separate recall from another that had been announced earlier this month]