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Gree reannounces recall of 2.5 MILLION dehumidifiers that can overheat and catch fire

Dehumidifier recall

“Gree” on Tuesday, November 29th announced a recall of 2.5 MILLION dehumidifiers that can overheat, smoke and catch fire — posing serious fire and burn hazards to customers.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall includes 2.5 million dehumidifiers sold in the United States, and 55,000 sold in Canada.

This recall was first announced in September 2013, updated in October 2013 and expanded in January 2014.

It’s now been “reannounced” in November 2016.

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

If you have one of the dehumidifiers on this list you should immediately unplug it, and stop using it. You may contact Gree for a full refund.

These dehumidifiers were sold at: AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe’s, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam’s Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in Canada, and online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com, from January 2005 through August 2013 for between $110 and $400.

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