The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports two million dehumidifiers have been recalled in the U.S. There is a risk they can overheat and catch fire. Dehumidifiers remove excess moisture from the air, reducing mold and mildew. And they’re found in most basements.
The recall covers over 120 different models produced by New Widetech and are sold under 20 different brands. Brand names include:
- Classic Danby/Home Hardware Stores
- Commercial Cool
- Danby Designer
- Danby Premiere
- Generations Danby
The dehumidifiers impacted are 25-, 30-, 35-, 45-, 50-, 60-, 65-, 70-, and 74- pint dehumidifiers. You can find the brand name, model number, and the pint capacity on the back of the dehumidifier.
You should stop using these dehumidifiers now, then contact New Widetech for a refund at 877-251-1512 or visit their website at https://www.recallrtr.com/nwtd... for more information.
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