The following recall has been announced:
About 98,000 portable dehumidifiers because the power connector can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
The company has received 11 reports of incidents, including four fires that caused significant smoke or water damage. No injuries have been reported.
The dehumidifiers were sold by Home Depot, Walmart and Heat Controller Inc. between January 2007 and June 2008.
The recall involves 30-pint, portable dehumidifiers sold under the brand names of Goldstar and Comfort-Aire, which is printed on the front.
They were manufactured in China by LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Co. of China.