More Fires Prompt Warning About Gree Dehumidifiers

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By WSIL Manager

WSIL -- Gree Electric Appliances is once again announcing the recall of 2.5 million dehumidifiers after more reports of fires and property damage.

The recall was first announced in Sept. 2013 and was expanded in Jan. 2014. The Consumer Production Safety Commission says since the original recall, reports of the dehumidifiers overheating have jumped nearly 400 percent. Reports of fires have more than doubled.

The dehumidifiers were manufactured by Gree and carried the brand names of Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.we's between January 2005 and August 2013. 

They were sold nationwide at major retailers including Home Depot, Walmart and Lowe's for between $110 and $400.

According to the CPSC, these dehumidifiers have now been linked to 121 fires and $4.5 million in property damage.

Consumers are asked to turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree at (866) 853-2802 or online to receive a refund.

 

Description

This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, 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

 

GE

Model number                      Pint capacity               Date code range

ADER30LN                           30 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

ADEW30LN                          30 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

AHR30LL                              30 pint                          01/08 through 12/10 

AHR30LM                             30 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

AHW30LM                            30 pint                          01/08 through 12/10 

ADER40LN                            40 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHH40LL                               40 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHR40LL                               40 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHR40LM                              40 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

ADEH50LN                            50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

ADER50LN                            50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

ADEW50LN                           50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHH50LM                              50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHR50LL                               50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHR50LM                              50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

AHW50LM                             50 pint                         01/08 through 12/10

ADER65LN                            65 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

ADEW65LN                           65 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

AHR65LL                               65 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

AHR65LM                              65 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

AHW65LM                             65 pint                          01/08 through 12/10

 

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

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

DP1-30-03                              30-pint                         All units

DP1-40-03                              40-pint                         All units

DP1-50-03                              50-pint                         All units

DP1-50-03A                           50-pint                         All units         

DP1-70-03                              70-pint                         All units

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                         010210 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                         010210 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                         010210 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

 

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