Dehumidifiers sold at Costco and other stores are being recalled after causing $17 million in property damage
- 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after causing $17 million in damage.
- Some of the dehumidifiers were found to catch on fire and overheat.
- They were sold at
Costco, Walmart, and other stores, and included brands like Danby and Honeywell.
Two million dehumidifiers sold at major retailers across the country are being recalled after it was found that some overheated and caught on fire, causing $17 million in property damage.
The dehumidifiers were sold at Lowe’s, Costco, Menards, Walmart, and other stores for as much as $430, according to the US Consumer
Although no one was hurt, the products posed fire and burn hazards to users. All the products were manufactured by Widetech and are sold under different brand names, including Honeywell, Whirlpool, and Danby.
Consumers can contact New Widetech to get a refund on their products and can see a full list of recalled products on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.
In recent weeks, McCormick & Co.’s Italian seasoning was recalled due to possible salmonella risk and J&J sunscreen was recalled after an investigation found that cancer-causing chemicals were found in certain products.
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