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Popular Dehumidifiers Recalled Due To Fire And Burn Risk

By Burg Simpson
August 6, 2021
2 min read

On August 4, 2021, manufacturer New Widetech issued a recall of more than 2 million dehumidifiers due to the risk of overheating and catching fire.  There have been more than 100 reports of the dehumidifiers overheating and/or catching fire.

The dehumidifiers include brand names AeonAir, Amana, ArcticAire (Danby), Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores), Commercial Cool, Danby, Danby Designer, Danby Premiere, De’Longhi, Edgestar, Friedrich, Generations (Danby), Haier, Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek), Idylis, Ivation, perfect aire, SuperClima, Whirlpool, and Whynter.

The recalled dehumidifiers were sold at stores such Lowe’s, Costco, Walmart, Menards, and other nationwide retailers from February 2009 through August 2017.  The brand name, model number, and pint capacity are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier.  To find out if your dehumidifier is subject to the recall, click here.

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