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Recall: 1.56 million dehumidifers fire hazard - Kenmore, GE, SoleusAir, Norpole, Seabreeze

RECALL

42 models of dehumidifiers with brand names Kenmore, GE, SoleusAir, Norpole and Seabreeze, manufactured by Gree between January 2011 and February 2014 has received reports of at least 23 fires, 688 incidents of overheating, and $168,000 in property damage with the recalled dehumidifiers.


The brand name and pint capacity are printed on the back, front, or side 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.


They were sold at Home Depot, Lowe's, Menards, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide, starting in 2011 through 2014 for between $110 and $400.

The manufacturer is Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai.

The Distributor(s) are GE Appliances of Louisville, KY; Gree USA Sales Ltd., of City of Industry, Calif.; IRP, of Pineville, N.C.; MC Appliance Corp. of Wood Dale, Ill.; and MJC America Ltd. dba Soleus International Inc., of Walnut, Calif.


ACTION

Immediately stop use, unplug the dehumidifiers, and contact Gree to receive a refund.


CONTACT

https://global.gree.com/usa/channels/840.html to sign up for the waitlist. You will be contacted in 6-8 weeks with information on how to register for the recall.


The recalled model numbers are listed below.


Kenmore

Model number - Capacity

407.53530310 30-pint

407.53550310 50-pint

407.53570310 70-pint

407.53571310 70-pint


GE

Model number - Capacity

ADEH50LPQ1 50-pint

ADEH50LQQ1 50-pint

ADEH50LRL1 50-pint

ADEL30LRQ1 30-pint

ADEL50LRL1 50-pint

ADEL70LRL1 70-pint

ADER30LPQ1 30-pint

ADER30LQQ1 30-pint

ADER40LPQ1 40-pint

ADER40LQQ1 40-pint

ADER50LPQ1 50-pint

ADER50LQQ1 50-pint

ADER50LRL1 50-pint

ADER50LSL1 (with date code 01/14) 50-pint

ADER65LPQ1 65-pint

ADER65LQQ1 65-pint

ADER70LRL1 70-pint

ADEW30LPQ1 30-pint

ADEW30LQQ1 30-pint

ADEW50LPQ1 50-pint

ADEW50LQQ1 50-pint

ADEW50LRL1 50-pint

ADEW65LPQ1 65-pint

ADEW65LQQ1 65-pint

ADEW70LRL1 70-pint


SoleusAir

Model number - Capacity

GL-DEH-45F-2Q3 45-pint

GL-DEH-70EIP-6L3 70-pint

GL-DEH-70F-2L3 70-pint

GM-DEH-30M-1Q3 30-pint

GM-DEH-45-1Q3 45-pint

GM-DEH-70-1L3 70-pint

SG-DEH-25-4 25-pint

SG-DEH-30E-1Q3 30-pint

SG-DEH-45E-1Q3 45-pint

SG-DEH-70E-1L3 70-pint

SG-DEH-70E-2L3 70-pint


Seabreeze

DH470SB 70-pint


Norpole

NPDH30PG-1 30-pint




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