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-----------NEWS from CPSC-----------
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
www.cpsc.gov

  1. Door Locksets Recalled Due to Risk of Entrapment in an Emergency; Manufactured by Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Door-Locksets-Recalled
  2. Gree Reannounces Dehumidifier Recall Following 450 Fires and $19 Million in Property Damage; Brand Names Include Frigidaire, Soleus Air, Kenmore and Others: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Gree-Reannounces-Dehumidifier-Recall-Following-450-Fires-and-19-Million-in-Property-Damage

 

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  1. Recall Date: November 29, 2016

Recall Number: 17-038 

Door Locksets Recalled Due to Risk of Entrapment in an Emergency; Manufactured by Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Door locksets

 

Hazard: The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment risk. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

 

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled locksets. For Stanley Commercial Hardware-branded locksets, consumers should contact Stanley Commercial Hardware and for all other brands, consumers should contact Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan to receive a free replacement latch or to schedule an appointment to have the latches replaced free of charge if the lockset is already installed. 

 

Consumer Contact: Stanley Commercial Hardware toll-free at 855-885-1296 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.stanleyhardwarefordoors.com and click on Products, then on Recall for more information. 

Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan toll-free at 855-655-5750from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or http://tw.stanleysecuritysolutions.com and click on Products, then on QCL-100 Recall Notice for more information

 

Photos available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Door-Locksets-Recalled

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 70,000 

 

Description: This recall involves Stanley’s commercial cylindrical series BMHA/ANSI Grade 1 heavy duty locksets with dead-latch components.  The recalled locksets have brass, bronze, nickle, chrome or satin chrome finish.  They were sold under 18 different brands and with the following model or part number, located on the packaging: View brand and model information here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Door-Locksets-Recalled 


Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the latches failing. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold at: Stanley Commercial Hardware and other lock distributor and retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Grainger.com from February 2016 through September 2016 for between $170 and $320.  

 

Manufacturer: Stanley Security Solutions Taiwan, Ltd. of Taiwan.

 

Manufactured in: Taiwan

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  1. Recall Date: November 29, 2016

Recall Number: 17-039

Gree Reannounces Dehumidifier Recall Following 450 Fires and $19 Million in Property Damage; Brand Names Include Frigidaire, Soleus Air, Kenmore and Others 

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Dehumidifiers 

 

Hazard: The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards to consumers. 

 

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using recalled dehumidifiers and contact Gree for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:  Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information.  

 

Photos available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Gree-Reannounces-Dehumidifier-Recall-Following-450-Fires-and-19-Million-in-Property-Damage

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 2.5 million (in addition, 55,000 were sold in Canada) This recall was first announced in September 2013, updated in October 2013 and expanded in January 2014.​

 

Description: This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.  Recalled model numbers and date codes are listed below. The brand name and the pint capacity are printed on the front of the dehumidifier. The model number and date code are printed on a sticker on the back, front or side of the unit. The dehumidifiers are white, beige, gray or black plastic and measure between 19 and 24 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep. View model information here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Gree-Reannounces-Dehumidifier-Recall-Following-450-Fires-and-19-Million-in-Property-Damage

 

Incidents/Injuries: There have been more than 2,000 reported incidents of dehumidifiers overheating. About 450 fires have been reported, resulting in more than $19 million in property damage. 

 

Sold at: AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe’s, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, Sam’s Club, Sears, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in Canada, and online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com, from January 2005 through August 2013 for between $110 and $400.

 

Manufacturer: Gree Electric Appliances, of China

 

Importers: Airwell of France; CNA of Wood Dale, Ill.; Danby of Ontario, Canada;  De’Longhi of Italy; Frigidaire, of Charlotte, N.C.; GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky.; Gree USA Sales Ltd. of City of Industry, Calif.; IRP of Pineville, N.C.; MJC America Ltd. dba Soleus International Inc. of Walnut, Calif.; and Sunrise of Quebec, Canada.

 

Manufactured in: China 

 

 

 

 

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

 

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

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Spanish: (301) 504-7800

 

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Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products. 


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