New Widetech recalls 2 million dehumidifiers in nationwide recall
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- New Widetech has officially recalled two-million dehumidifiers that can overheat and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that there were over 107 incidents and $17 million in property damage reported in relation to the recalled products.
The 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 according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
If you have been affected by this recall, please 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.