Name of product:

Dehumidifiers
Hazard:

The recalled dehumidifiers can overheat and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
August 4, 2021
Units:

About 2 million (In addition, about 380,000 in Canada, and about 25,000 in Mexico)

 

Consumer Contact:

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.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves 25-, 30-, 35-, 45-, 50-, 60-, 65-, 70-, and 74-pint dehumidifiers, manufactured before September 1, 2017, 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,

 

Ivation, perfect aire, SuperClima, Whirlpool, and Whynter. The brand name, model number, and pint capacity are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier.

 

 

 

 

AeonAir

 

 

Model number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

RDH30EB

 

 

30-pint

 

 

RDH30EB-1

 

 

30-pint

 

 

RDH45EB

 

 

45-pint

 

 

RDH45EB-1

 

 

45-pint

 

 

RDH60EB

 

 

60-pint

 

 

RDH70EB

 

 

70-pint

 

 

RDH70EB-1

 

 

70-pint

 

 

RDH70EDP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

WDH-945EL

 

 

45-pint

 

 

WDH-945EL-1

 

 

45-pint

 

 

 

 

Amana

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

D930M

 

 

30-pint

 

 

D935M

 

 

35-pint

 

 

D945E

 

 

45-pint

 

 

D950EP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

D965E

 

 

65-pint

 

 

D965E-E

 

 

65-pint

 

 

D970E-E

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D970EP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D974E

 

 

74-pint

 

 

DM70E-E

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

ArcticAire (Danby)

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

ADR30A2G

 

 

30-pint

 

 

ADR50A2G

 

 

50-pint

 

 

ADR70A2C

 

 

70-pint

 

 

ADR70A2G

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores)

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

3824-527

 

 

70-pint

 

 

3824-527-1

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Commercial Cool

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

CJ30M

 

 

30-pint

 

 

CJ35M

 

 

35-pint

 

 

CJ50E

 

 

50-pint

 

 

CJ70E

 

 

70-pint

 

 

CJ70EP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

CK50E

 

 

50-pint

 

 

 

 

Danby

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DDR45A3GDB

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR70A3GDB

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Danby Designer

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DDR60RGDD

 

 

60-pint

 

 

 

 

Danby Premiere

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DDR25E

 

 

25-pint

 

 

DDR25E-1

 

 

25-pint

 

 

DDR30A1GP

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DDR30A2GP

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DDR30E

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DDR30E-1

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DDR30E-2

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DDR45A1GP

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR45A2GP

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR45A3GP

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR45E

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR45E-1

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DDR5009REE

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR5009REE-1

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR5011

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR5011-1

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR50A1GP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR50A2GP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DDR6009REE

 

 

60-pint

 

 

DDR6009REE-1

 

 

60-pint

 

 

DDR60A1GP

 

 

60-pint

 

 

DDR60A2GP

 

 

60-pint

 

 

DDR60A3GP

 

 

60-pint

 

 

DDR7009REE

 

 

70-pint

 

 

DDR7009REE-1

 

 

70-pint

 

 

DDR70A1GP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

DDR70A2GP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

De’Longhi

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DD30P

 

 

30-pint

 

 

DD40P

 

 

40-pint

 

 

DD40PCA

 

 

40-pint

 

 

DD45

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DD45E

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DD45P

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DD45PE

 

 

45-pint

 

 

DD50P

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DD50PC

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DD50PE

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DD50PSC

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DD50PSCE

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DD70PE

 

 

70-pint

 

 

DDX45PE

 

 

45-pint

 

 

With respect to DDX45PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549

 

 

 

DDX50PE

 

 

50-pint

 

 

With respect to DDX50PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549

 

 

 

DDX70PE

 

 

70-pint

 

 

With respect to DDX70PE, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

721 25 900053 P000001 through 721 25 900053 P000549

 

 

 

 

 

Edgestar

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DEP500WP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DEP501WP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

DEP700WP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

DEP701WP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Friedrich

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

D25ANP

 

 

25-pint

 

 

D25BNP

 

 

25-pint

 

 

D25D

 

 

25-pint

 

 

D25DA

 

 

25-pint

 

 

D50AP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

D50BP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

D50BP-A

 

 

50-pint

 

 

D50D

 

 

50-pint

 

 

D70BP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D70BP-A

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D70AP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D70BP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

D70D

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Generations (Danby)

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

GDR5011BL

 

 

50-pint

 

 

GDR50A1C

 

 

50-pint

 

 

GDR50A2C

 

 

50-pint

 

 

 

 

Haier

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

HEN70ETFP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

HEN70ETFP-E

 

 

70-pint

 

 

HM50EP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

HM70EP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek)

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DH45W

 

 

45-pint

 

 

With respect to DH45W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

1501/000001 through 1501/000924

 

 

 

DH50W

 

 

50-pint

 

 

With respect to DH50W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

1412/000001 through 1412/000850

 

1501/000001 through 1501/002774

 

1503/002775 through 1503/005170

 

1504/005171 through 1504/006546

 

 

 

DH70W

 

 

70-pint

 

 

With respect to DH70W, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

1412/000001 through 1412/001020

 

1501/000001 through 1501/003798

 

1503/003799 through 1503/008436

 

1504/008437 through 1504/012070

 

 

 

 

 

Idylis

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

0526011

 

 

70-pint

 

 

0526051

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Ivation

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

IVADH30PW

 

 

30-pint

 

 

With respect to IVADH30PW, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

E161017011212600001 through E161017011212601218

 

17010001 through 17011218

 

17030001 through 17031218

 

 

 

IVADH70PW

 

 

70-pint

 

 

With respect to IVADH70PW, only units within the following range of serial numbers are being recalled:

 

16050001 through 16050710

 

16100001 through 16100712

 

17010001 through 17010712

 

17030001 through 17030712

 

 

 

 

 

perfect aire

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

1PED30

 

 

30-pint

 

 

1PED50

 

 

50-pint

 

 

1PED50S

 

 

50-pint

 

 

1PED70

 

 

70-pint

 

 

1PEDP50

 

 

50-pint

 

 

1PEDP70

 

 

70-pint

 

 

PADP50

 

 

50-pint

 

 

PADP70

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

SuperClima

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

DW30M

 

 

30-pint

 

 

 

 

Whirlpool

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

WDH70EAPW

 

 

70-pint

 

 

 

 

Whynter

 

 

Model Number

 

 

Capacity

 

 

RPD-302W

 

 

30-pint

 

 

RPD-503SP

 

 

50-pint

 

 

RPD-702WP

 

 

70-pint

 

 

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the dehumidifiers immediately and contact New Widetech for a refund. The amount of the refund will be pro-rated based on the age of the dehumidifier.

 

Incidents/Injuries:

 New Widetech is aware of 107 incidents of the recalled dehumidifiers overheating and/or catching fire, resulting in about $17 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold At:

Lowe’s stores, Costco, Walmart, Menards, and other retailers nationwide from February 2009 through August 2017 for between $120 and $430.

 

Manufacturer(s):

New Widetech

 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
21-174

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