GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Company Recalls Certain Dehumidifiers

This recall involves the following brands of Dehumidifiers: Danby, Frigidaire and Kenmore

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. is issuing a voluntary product recall today for certain Danby, Frigidaire and Kenmore dehumidifiers that were manufactured by GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Company. It has been discovered that the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke or catch fire, posing a burn and fire hazard. 

The dehumidifiers were sold at Sears Canada retail stores, and online at www.sears.ca and through the Sears Canada Catalogue between September 2003 and 2016. The affected model numbers and corresponding Sears item numbers are as follows:

Brand Name

Sears Item #

Model #

Kenmore

25001

253.25001

Kenmore

25002

253.25002

Kenmore

25003

253.25003

Kenmore

25031

253.25031

Kenmore

25032

253.25032

Kenmore

25033

253.25033

Kenmore

25730

MDF-30AE

Kenmore

25750

MDF-50AE

Kenmore

25765

MDF-65AE




Frigidaire

25101

FAD251NTD




Danby


DDR2504

Danby


DDR3009EE

Danby


DDR4009EE

Danby


DDR451

Danby


DDR606

Danby


DDR3007EE

Danby


DDR657EE

Danby


DDR4509EE

 

Neither Health Canada nor Sears Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

In the interest of consumer safety, Sears Canada urges customers to immediately stop using the dehumidifier.  Sears customers should not return the product but should contact GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Company, toll-free at 1-800-600-3055 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday to arrange for a product replacement or partial refund.

Sears Canada is bringing this matter to the public's attention in the interest of consumer safety.  The Company apologizes to its customers for any inconvenience.  Sears will be posting signs in all of its retail stores to advise customers of this product recall.  

Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 145 corporate stores, 76 Hometown stores, over 1,000 catalogue and online merchandise pick-up locations, 80 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide repair and service network. Sears Canada is the #1 retailer of major appliances in Canada with all top ten brands. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.

SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.

For further information: Michelle Walker-Lennard, Sears Corporate Communications, 416.941.4428, mlennar@sears.ca

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