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Midea dehumidifiers recalled due to fire hazards

Posted: 6:18 AM, Nov 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-03 09:18:14-04
Midea dehumidifiers recalled due to fire hazards

Midea has recalled about 3.4 million dehumidifiers after 38 reports of smoke and fire, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

No injuries have been reported, but the issues have led to $4.8 million property damage. 

The recall involves involves 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75-pint dehumidifiers with the following brand names: Airworks, Alen, Arcticaire, Arctic King, Beaumark, Coolworks, ComfortAire, Comfort Star, Continental Electic, Crosley, Daewoo, Danby, Danby & Designer, Dayton, Degree, Diplomat, Edgestar, Excell, Fellini, Forest Air, Frigidaire, GE, Grunaire, Hanover, Honeywell, Homestyles, Hyundai, Ideal Air, Kenmore, Keystone, Kul, Midea, Nantucket, Ocean Breeze, Pelonis, Perfect Aire, Perfect Home, Polar Wind, Premiere, Professional Series, Royal Sovereign, Simplicity, Sunbeam, SPT, Sylvania, TGM, Touch Point, Trutemp, Uberhaus, Westpointe, Winix, and Winixl, according to the CPSC. 

Consumers can call GD Midea at 800-600-3055 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or by visiting www.midea.com/us

The units were sold nationwide from January 2003 through December 2013 for between $100 and $300.