GE Brand Dehumidifiers Sold at Walmart Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
Midea has issued a recall of around 15,500 GE brand dehumidifiers sold exclusively at Walmart stores. A component in the dehumidifier's compressor can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
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 ADKW30LN; serial numbers that begin with AT1, DT1, FT1 or GT1; and manufacture dates ranging from 2010/01 through 2010/04 (for January 2010 through April 2010).
The recalled dehumidifiers were sold at Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010.
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 Walmart.
To find out more about this recall, contact Midea toll-free at 877-593-8721.