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Recall Date: 1/30/2014

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 Capacity Manufacture Date ADER30LN 30 pint 1/08 through 12/10 (for January 2008 through December 2010) ADEW30LN 30 pint AHR30LL 30 pint AHR30LM 30 pint AHW30LM 30 pint ADER40LN 40 pint AHH40LL 40 pint AHR40LL 40 pint AHR40LM 40 pint ADEH50LN 50 pint ADER50LN 50 pint ADEW50LN 50 pint AHH50LM 50 pint AHR50LL 50 pint

Consumer Contact

Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information.

Retailers

  • Sam’s Club, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in Canada, and online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com, from April 2008 through December 2011 for between $180 and $270.

Manufacturers

  • GE Appliances

Made In

  • China

Importers

  • GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky.

Category ID: 1910

Number of Units Sold: About 350,000 in the United States and 2,700 in Canada (Gree previously recalled 2.2 million dehumidifiers under 12 other brand names in September 2013)

Recalls From Other Countries

Hazards

  • The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Injuries

  • 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.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a refund.

Resolution Options

  • Refund

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2014/Gree-Expands-Dehumidifier-Recall-to-Include-GE-Brand-Dehumidifiers