Important Humidifer Recall.
If you own a dehumidifier, please read the following carefully:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of 5.6 million dehumidifiers made by overseas manufacturers Gree® and Midea® and sold under many popular retail brand names. Read the recall here.
Hundreds of units manufactured by Gree have reportedly caught fire and resulted in a reported $19 million in property damage. Units manufactured by Midea have resulted in a reported $4.8 million in property damage.
If you purchased your dehumidifier between January 2005 and August 2013, locate the unit’s name and model number (usually found on the back) and check the manufacturer’s website to see if your model number is part of the recall.
- Gree recall – various retail brands
Recall date: November 29, 2016
Call toll-free at 1-866-853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.greedehumidifierrecall.com and click on Recall for more information.
- Midea – various retail brands
Recall date: November 2, 2016
Call Midea at 1-800-600-3055 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.midea.com/us/ and click on Product Recall for more information. Additional recall information at www.recallrtr.com/dehumidifier.
- Midea – GE and Professional Series brands Mfg. by Midea
Recall date: January 11, 2011
For additional information, contact Midea toll-free at 1-800-638-2772 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.recallverification.com.
If you discover that you have one of these units, unplug it immediately. If you do not know how to find your unit or unplug it, call Comfort Air Conditioning & Heating at 516-799-0700 for assistance.
You May be Eligible for a Refund
If you are eligible for a refund, use it to purchase a safe dehumidifier. Comfort Air Conditioning & Heating is currently offering affected homeowners special discounts on Aprilaire dehumidifiers and you could see significant savings on these safe, superior quality products. Call today: 516-799-0700