Gree Recalling Millions of Dehumidifers Due to Fire Hazard

A potential fire hazard has prompted the recall of more than 2 million dehumidifiers. They were manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances and under a variety of brand names, listed below. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been dozens of reports of fires and more than 2 million dollars in property damage. You should stop using the dehumidifier and contact the manufacturer for a refund. Contact Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information Recall Details Units: About 2.2 million in the United States and 52,500 in Canada Description: This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, 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

 

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

13-06093                                    70-pint                        All units

GDN20AH-K4EAB1A               20-pint                       All units

GDN20AH-K5EBB3A               20-pint                        All units

GDN30AE-A3EBA8A               30-pint                       All units

GDN30AH-A4EBB1A               30-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

DP1-50-03A                                50-pint                         032610           

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                         010510 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                         010610 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                         010610 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

Incidents/Injuries: The firms have received reports of 165 incidents, including 46 fires and $2.15 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported. Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a full refund. Sold at: AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam's Club, Sears 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. Importers: Airwell of France; CNA of Wood Dale, Ill.; Danby of Ontario, Canada; De'Longhi of Italy; Frigidaire, of Charlotte, N.C.; Gree USA Sales Ltd. of City of Industry, Calif.; IRP of Pineville, N.C.; MJC America Ltd. dba Soleus International Inc. of Walnut, Calif.; and Sunrise of Quebec, Canada. Manufacturer: Gree Electric Appliances, of China Manufactured in: China The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov. CPSC Consumer Information HotlineContact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)Times: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytimeCall to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.
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