GE Recalls Midea Dehumidifiers
General Electric (GE) has issued a voluntary recall for roughly 15,500 units of its Midea dehumidifiers. Customers are urged to stop using the recalled dehumidifiers immediately.
About the GE Dehumidifier Recall
A component in the dehumidifier’s compressor is at risk of short circuiting, which can lead to a fire. So far, there is one report of this occurring, leading to a recall of about 15,500 units.
No other damage or injuries have been reported.
Description of the Recalled Dehumidifiers
- The recall pertains to 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers.
- The dehumidifiers are white plastic and measure about 19 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 9 inches deep.
- The model number of the recalled dehumidifiers is ADKW30LN. The serial numbers in question are AT1, DT1, FT1 or GT1.
- The recalled dehumidifiers were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010 for about $170.