U.S. Safety Commission Recalls Dehumidifiers
January 4th, 2017 by admin
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling brand-name dehumidifiers purchased at large box retailers over the course of a ten year period. The recall is targeting purchases that took place from January 2003 through December 2013 that range in value from $100 to $300.
While JK Mechanical doesn’t sell these products, there are approximately 3.4 million units currently on the market and it’s our priority to make sure our community and our neighbors are safe. The recall was prompted by 38 reports of smoke and fire, resulting in a reported $4.8 million in property damages.
Main Brands Involved in Recall:
Airworks, Alen, Arctic King, Arcticaire, Beaumark, Comfort Star, ComfortAire, Continental Electric, Coolworks, Crosley, Daewoo, Danby, Danby Designer, Dayton, Degree, Diplomat, Edgestar, Excell, Fellini, Forest Air, Frigidaire, GE, Grunaire, Hanover, Homestyles, Honeywell, Hyundai, Ideal Air, Kenmore, Keystone, Kul, Midea, Nantucket, Ocean Breeze, Pelonis, Perfect Aire, Perfect Home, Polar Wind, Premiere, Professional Series, Royal Sovereign, Simplicity, SPT, Sunbeam, Sylvania, TGM, Touch Point, Trutemp, Uberhaus, Westpointe, Winix, and Winixl.
Retailers Selling These Units:
Lowes, Menards, PC Richard, and other retailers
To see if your equipment is included in this recall you can first check to see what location your unit was manufactured in. All recalled units were Made in China by GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Ltd.
If the country of origin is unavailable, you can check here to see if your unit is affected by the recall.