What Soleus Dehumidifiers Have Been Recalled?


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Over 30 models of SoleusAir dehumidifiers have been recalled from the market, including units with model numbers starting with CFM, DPI, GL, GM and SG, due to serious fire and burn hazards, as of March 2015. The recall concerned SoleusAir dehumidifiers sold between January 2005 and the beginning of 2013.

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Owners of a SoleusAir dehumidifier can check the recall status of a model by visiting the website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Under the Recalls section, consumers can enter "SoleusAir dehumidifier" into the Search Recalls and News Alerts search field on the right side of the Recalls page to pull up a list of all recall notices involving these products. The latest notice was issued on May 15, 2014 and expanded the parameters of the previous recall for SoleusAir dehumidifiers issued the prior year.

SoleusAir dehumidifiers are manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances of China, and the recall included other dehumidifier brands manufactured by the company, such as Kenmore and GE models. Owners of a SoleusAir dehumidifier can check the unit's name-plate sticker, located on the back, side or front of the unit, to find the model number. Comparing the model number to the recall list included in the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, notice is the best way to determine if the dehumidifier is a danger. The recall remedy is a full refund.

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