After four reports of fires, 98,000 portable dehumidifiers manufactured by Goldstar and Comfort-Aire have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential fire hazard caused by shorting power connectors. Models recalled include No. GHD30Y7, sold at Home Depot, No. DH305Y7, sold at Walmart, and Comfort-Aire BHD-301-C, sold at Heat Controller, Inc. The dehumidifiers were sold from January 2007 through June 2008. Consumers are advised to discontinue use of the dehumidifiers and to schedule a free repair service at an LG service center. Visit www.cpsc.gov/ for more information on consumer product recalls.
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