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Gree Expands Dehumidifier Recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

Type: Recall
Equipment: Dehumidifier
Recall or Alert Date: 01-30-2014
Serial Number: 14-095
Brands Affected: GE

Description of Problem:

The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received 16 reports of incidents with the recalled GE-brand dehumidifiers, including 11 reports of overheating with no property damage beyond the units, and 5 reports of fires beyond the units which were associated with about $430,000 reported in property damage. This is in addition to more than 71 fires and $2,725,000 in property damage reported with other brands of Gree-manufactured dehumidifiers in the previous recall. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

This recall involves 30, 40, 50, 65-pint dehumidifiers with the GE brand name. Recalled model numbers are listed below. The brand name, model number, pint capacity and manufacture date are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier. The dehumidifiers are light gray plastic and measure between 19 and 23 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep.

Model Number
ADER30LN
ADEW30LN
AHR30LL
AHR30LM
AHW30LM
ADER40LN 
AHH40LL 
AHR40LL 
AHR40LM 
ADEH50LN 
ADER50LN 
ADEW50LN 
AHH50LM 
AHR50LL 
AHR50LM
AHW50LM
ADER65LN
ADEW65LN
AHR65LL
AHR65LM
AHW65LM

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