Millions of defective, hazardous dehumidifiers recalled

Danby dehumidifier (Credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission )

Gree USA is reissuing a recall for 2.5 million dehumidifiers that can overheat, smoke, and catch fire.

So far, 450 fires have been linked to the defective dehumidifiers.

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF RECALLED UNITS

The units were sold under various brand names and sold at several retailers including Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Walmart, and Sam's Club.

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using recalled dehumidifiers and contact Gree for a full refund.

Gree can be reached toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information.
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