lectric Appliances is recalling an additional 350,000 dehumidifiers because of a risk that they could overheat, smoke or catch fire.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has received 16 reports involving the humidifiers, including five reports of fires resulting in about $430,000 in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
The dehumidifiers are light gray plastic with the GE brand name and come in 30-, 40-, 50- and 65-pint sizes.
They were sold at Sam's Club, Walmart, Amazon.com, Ebay.com and other outlets from April 2008 to December 2011 for $180 to $270.
The CPSC says consumers should turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a refund at 866-853-2802 or www.greeusa.com .
Gree recalled 2.2 million dehumidifiers sold under different brands in September 2013.
Gree recalls another 350,000 dehumidifiers
3 hospitalized, including child, after flames rip through Iredell Co. home
Immigration protesters disrupt City Council with 'No more ICE' chants
College girls connecting with older men online to help with tuition
U.S. Supreme Court questions social media ban for sex offenders