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dehumidifier
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Dehumidifiers (306)
Sears Holdings Management Corporation    
Kenmore
580.54501800
804TAEJ09148
 
 
Sears
Vermont
9/9/2008
(09/20/2013) The consumer stated that the dehumidifier had been running for about twenty minutes. The consumer noticed smoke coming from the plug. The consumer unplugged the dehumidifier and called an electrician.

The consumer stated that the plug and the outlet were burned.

The consumer stated that the electrician advised her that the dehumidifier should not generate that much heat. The electrician also advised her that there was a defect in the product.

The consumer stated that this dehumidifier should be added to the recall list.
9/20/2013
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Female
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
No
N/A
Comment from Sears Holdings Management Corporation 11/26/2013
Sears Holdings takes product safety issues very seriously. We investigate each CPSC database incident report. We encourage our customers to provide additional information about incidents to our Customer Care Network, by calling 800-549-4505.

CPSC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database on SaferProducts.gov, particularly with respect to information submitted by people outside of CPSC.