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GE recalls dehumidifiers sold exclusively at Walmart




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GE Brand Dehumidifiers by Midea Recalled for Repair Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: GE Brand Dehumidifiers

Hazard: A component in the dehumidifier’s compressor can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Midea toll-free at (877) 593-8721 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.midea.com/us/ and click on Product Recall Info at the bottom of the page under the Support heading.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/GE-Brand-Dehumidifiers-by-Midea-Recalled-for-Repair/

Recall Details

Units: About 15,500

Description: This recall involves 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers. The dehumidifiers are white plastic and measure about 19 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 9 inches deep with a front-loading water bucket. “GE” and digital controls are located on top of the dehumidifier. Model, serial and manufacture dates are located on a label on the back of the dehumidifier. The model, serial and manufacture dates included in the recall are:

Model Number
Serial Number Begins with:
Manufacture Date
ADKW30LN

AT1, DT1, FT1 or GT1
2010/01 through 2010/04
(for January 2010 through April 2010)


Incidents/Injuries: Midea and GE have received one report of a fire contained within the dehumidifier unit. No other property damage or injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dehumidifiers, unplug them and contact Midea for instructions on returning their recalled dehumidifier for a free repair. Consumers should not return the recalled dehumidifiers to the retailer where purchased.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010 for about $170.

Importer: GE Appliances & Lighting, of Louisville, Ky.

Manufacturer: GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China
 
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