ORIGINALLY POSTED BY: Consumer Reports
At ACS, we care about the safety and well-being of our customers, so we thought it was important to pass this information along.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the recall of 2 million dehumidifiers from major brands because they can overheat and catch fire. The manufacturer, New Widetech, has been notified of 107 incidents of the recalled dehumidifiers overheating and/or catching fire, resulting in about $17 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported.