Recalled AeonAir Dehumidifier
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) recalled approximately 2.4 million dehumidifiers as of August, 2021. These dehumidifiers were made by 20 different brands and sold nationwide in stores such as Costco, Lowes, Menards, Walmart, and others. As reported by CBSnews.com, the dehumidifiers sold from February, 2009 to August, 2017.
The recall is due to over 100 incidents of products overheating and catching fire. The Chinese manufacturing company, New Widetech, reports roughly $17 million in property damage and no injuries.
Notable brands that are being recalled include: AeonAir, Danby, Friedrich, Honeywell, and Whirlpool. To find out if you own a dehumidifier that is being recalled, a table with all model numbers is available on the CPSC website.
If you or anyone you know owns a dehumidifier that is being recalled, please stop use immediately and contact New Widetech for a refund based on the product’s age. They may be reached via website and phone: (877) 251-1512.
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