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Dehumidifier Recall Summary

2021/07/08
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall with Health Canada and Mexico
 
Release Date: August 4, 2021
Release Number: 21-174                          

Two Million Dehumidifiers With Well-Known Brand Names Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Manufactured by New Widetech

Recall Summary
 
Name of Product: Dehumidifiers
 
Hazard: The recalled dehumidifiers can overheat and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.
 
Remedy: Refund

Consumers should stop using the dehumidifiers immediately and contact New Widetech for a refund. The amount of the refund will be pro-rated based on the age of the dehumidifier.

Consumer Contact: Contact New Widetech toll-free at 877-251-1512 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.recallrtr.com/nwtdehumidifier or http://www.newwidetech.com/en/ and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.
 
Recall Details
 
Units: About 2 million (In addition, about 380,000 in Canada, and about 25,000 in Mexico)
 
Description: This recall involves 25-, 30-, 35-, 45-, 50-, 60-, 65-, 70-, and 74-pint dehumidifiers with the brand names including AeonAir, Amana, ArcticAire (Danby), Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores), Commercial Cool, Danby, Danby Designer, Danby Premiere, De’Longhi, Edgestar, Friedrich, Generations (Danby), Haier, Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek), Idylis,
Ivation, perfect aire, SuperClima, Whirlpool, and Whynter. The brand name, model number, and pint capacity are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier.
 
 
AeonAir
Model numberCapacity
RDH30EB30-pint
RDH30EB-130-pint
RDH45EB45-pint
RDH45EB-145-pint
RDH60EB60-pint
RDH70EB70-pint
RDH70EB-170-pint
RDH70EDP70-pint
WDH-945EL45-pint
WDH-945EL-145-pint
 
Amana
Model NumberCapacity
D930M30-pint
D935M35-pint
D945E45-pint
D950EP50-pint
D965E65-pint
D965E-E65-pint
D970E-E70-pint
D970EP70-pint
D974E74-pint
DM70E-E70-pint
 
ArcticAire (Danby)
Model NumberCapacity
ADR30A2G30-pint
ADR50A2G50-pint
ADR70A2C70-pint
ADR70A2G70-pint
 
Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores)
Model NumberCapacity
3824-52770-pint
3824-527-170-pint
 
Commercial Cool
Model NumberCapacity
CJ30M30-pint
CJ35M35-pint
CJ50E50-pint
CJ70E70-pint
CJ70EP70-pint
CK50E50-pint
 
Danby
Model NumberCapacity
DDR45A3GDB45-pint
DDR70A3GDB70-pint
 
Danby Designer
Model NumberCapacity
DDR60RGDD60-pint
 
Danby Premiere
Model NumberCapacity
DDR25E25-pint
DDR25E-125-pint
DDR30A1GP30-pint
DDR30A2GP30-pint
DDR30E30-pint
DDR30E-130-pint
DDR30E-230-pint
DDR45A1GP45-pint
DDR45A2GP45-pint
DDR45A3GP45-pint
DDR45E45-pint
DDR45E-145-pint
DDR5009REE50-pint
DDR5009REE-150-pint
DDR501150-pint
DDR5011-150-pint
DDR50A1GP50-pint
DDR50A2GP50-pint
DDR6009REE60-pint
DDR6009REE-160-pint
DDR60A1GP60-pint
DDR60A2GP60-pint
DDR60A3GP60-pint
DDR7009REE70-pint
DDR7009REE-170-pint
DDR70A1GP70-pint
DDR70A2GP70-pint
 
De’Longhi
Model NumberCapacity
DD30P30-pint
DD40P40-pint
DD40PCA40-pint
DD4545-pint
DD45E45-pint
DD45P45-pint
DD45PE45-pint
DD50P50-pint
DD50PC50-pint
DD50PE50-pint
DD50PSC50-pint
DD50PSCE50-pint
DD70PE70-pint
DDX45PE45-pint
With respect to DDX45PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549
 
DDX50PE50-pint
With respect to DDX50PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549
 
DDX70PE70-pint
With respect to DDX70PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549
 
 
Edgestar
Model NumberCapacity
DEP500WP 50-pint
DEP501WP50-pint
DEP700WP 70-pint
DEP701WP70-pint
 
Friedrich
Model NumberCapacity
D25ANP25-pint
D25BNP25-pint
D25D25-pint
D25DA25-pint
D50AP50-pint
D50BP50-pint
D50BP-A50-pint
D50D50-pint
D70BP 70-pint
D70BP-A70-pint
D70AP70-pint
D70BP70-pint
D70D70-pint
 
Generations (Danby)
Model NumberCapacity
GDR5011BL50-pint
GDR50A1C50-pint
GDR50A2C50-pint
 
Haier
Model NumberCapacity
HEN70ETFP70-pint
HEN70ETFP-E70-pint
HM50EP50-pint
HM70EP70-pint
 
Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek)
Model NumberCapacity
DH45W45-pint
With respect to DH45W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
1501/000001 through 1501/000924
 
DH50W50-pint
With respect to DH50W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
1412/000001 through 1412/000850
1501/000001 through 1501/002774
1503/002775 through 1503/005170
1504/005171 through 1504/006546
 
DH70W70-pint
With respect to DH70W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:
1412/000001 through 1412/001020
1501/000001 through 1501/003798
1503/003799 through 1503/008436
1504/008437 through 1504/012070
 
 
Idylis
Model NumberCapacity
052601170-pint
052605170-pint
 
Ivation
Model NumberCapacity
IVADH30PW30-pint
IVADH70PW70-pint
 
perfect aire
Model NumberCapacity
1PED3030-pint
1PED5050-pint
1PED50S50-pint
1PED7070-pint
1PEDP5050-pint
1PEDP7070-pint
PADP5050-pint
PADP7070-pint
 
SuperClima
Model NumberCapacity
DW30M30-pint
 
Whirlpool
Model NumberCapacity
WDH70EAPW70-pint
 
Whynter
Model NumberCapacity
RPD-302W30-pint
RPD-503SP50-pint
RPD-702WP70-pint
 
 
Incidents/Injuries:  New Widetech is aware 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.

Sold at:  Lowe’s stores, Costco, Walmart, Menards, and other retailers nationwide from February 2009 through August 2017 for between $120 and $430.

Manufacturer: New Widetech

Manufactured in: China
 
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/75829r-eng.php
Profeco’s press release is available at: https://www.gob.mx/profeco/articulos/alertas-al-consumidor-35310?state=published

 
Photos 
      
Recalled AeonAir dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Amana dehumidifier
 
   
Recalled ArcticAire dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Classic dehumidifier
 
     
Recalled Danby dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Danby Designer dehumidifier
 
       
Recalled Danby Premiere dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Commercial Cool dehumidifier
 
       
Recalled De’Longhi dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Edgestar dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Friedrich dehumidifier
 
       
Recalled Generations dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Haier dehumidifier
 
  
Recalled Honeywell dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Idylis dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Ivation dehumidifier
 
                
Recalled perfect aire dehumidifier
 
               
Recalled SuperClima dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Whirlpool dehumidifier
 
      
Recalled Whynter dehumidifier
 

Example Rating Sticker located on rear of recalled dehumidifiers
 
 
 
About the U.S. CPSC
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