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Gree recalls 1.56 million dehumidifiers due to fire and burn hazards; reports of at least 23 fires

Gree is recalling about 1.56 million dehumidifiers due to fire and burn hazards.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke, and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

This recall involves 42 models of dehumidifiers with brand names Kenmore, GE, SoleusAir, Norpole and Seabreeze, manufactured between January 2011 and February 2014. The recalled model numbers are listed below.


Model number Capacity
407.53530310 30-pint
407.53550310 50-pint
407.53570310 70-pint
407.53571310 70-pint


Model number Capacity
ADEH50LPQ1 50-pint
ADEH50LQQ1 50-pint
ADEH50LRL1 50-pint
ADEL30LRQ1 30-pint
ADEL50LRL1 50-pint
ADEL70LRL1 70-pint
ADER30LPQ1 30-pint
ADER30LQQ1 30-pint
ADER40LPQ1 40-pint
ADER40LQQ1 40-pint
ADER50LPQ1 50-pint
ADER50LQQ1 50-pint
ADER50LRL1 50-pint
ADER50LSL1 (with date code 01/14) 50-pint
ADER65LPQ1 65-pint
ADER65LQQ1 65-pint
ADER70LRL1 70-pint
ADEW30LPQ1 30-pint
ADEW30LQQ1 30-pint
ADEW50LPQ1 50-pint
ADEW50LQQ1 50-pint
ADEW50LRL1 50-pint
ADEW65LPQ1 65-pint
ADEW65LQQ1 65-pint
ADEW70LRL1 70-pint


Model number Capacity
GL-DEH-45F-2Q3 45-pint
GL-DEH-70EIP-6L3 70-pint
GL-DEH-70F-2L3 70-pint
GM-DEH-30M-1Q3 30-pint
GM-DEH-45-1Q3 45-pint
GM-DEH-70-1L3 70-pint
SG-DEH-25-4 25-pint
SG-DEH-30E-1Q3 30-pint
SG-DEH-45E-1Q3 45-pint
SG-DEH-70E-1L3 70-pint
SG-DEH-70E-2L3 70-pint


DH470SB 70-pint


NPDH30PG-1 30-pint

The brand name and pint capacity are printed on the back, front, or side 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.

Consumers should immediately stop use, unplug the dehumidifiers, and contact Gree to receive a refund.

Gree has received reports of at least 23 fires, 688 incidents of overheating, and $168,000 in property damage with the recalled dehumidifiers.

The dehumidifiers were sold at Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Sam’s Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide, starting in 2011 through 2014 for between $110 and $400.

Consumers can visit to sign up for the waitlist. You will be contacted in 6-8 weeks with information on how to register for the recall.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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