(WHTM) – More than 1 million dehumidifiers have been recalled after 23 fires were reported.
According to the Consumer Product Safety CommissionThe recall affects 42 models of dehumidifiers under the Kenmore, GE, SoleusAir, Norpole and Seabreeze brand names. It was manufactured between January 2011 and February 2014. About 1,560,000 units were affected by its recall.
The CPSC says there have been 688 overheating incidents and $168,000 in property damage related to dehumidifiers.
The brand name and pint capacity are printed on the back, front or side of the unit and the model number on a label. Dehumidifiers are white, beige, gray or black plastic.
|ADER50LSL1 (date code 01/14)||50 pints|
Infected dehumidifiers were sold between 2011 and 2014 at Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Sam’s Club, Sears, Walmart, and other stores nationwide.
Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug and contact dehumidifiers he ran to receive a refund. Those who contact the manufacturer will be registered for a waiting list and will be contacted within 6-8 weeks with information on how to register for the recall.
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