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Steam Dehumidifiers Recalled After $10 Million in Fire Damage

Steam Dehumidifiers Recalled After $10 Million in Fire Damage

June 22, 2023 — About 36,200 steam humidifiers were recalled after fires caused more than $10 million in property damage.

This recall was issued by the manufacturer, Research Products Steam Humidifiers.

Only humidifiers with “D”-shaped electrode connector wires are part of the recall. This connector can looses, causing electrical arcing and/or overheating, which poses a fire hazard to consumers.

The recalled humidifiers were sold under the brand-names:

  • AprilAire® (Model 800, 801, 865, 866)
  • Carrier® (Model HUMXXSTM3034)
  • Bryant® (Model HUMXXSTM3034)
  • York® (Model S1-STEAM 8000T01
  • Coleman® (Model S1-STEAM 8000T01)
  • Luxaire® (Model S1-STEAM 8000T01)

There were 103 reports of the recalled humidifiers overheating, including 10 incidents involving smoke or residential fires, which caused more than $10 million in property damage.

For more information, visit the recall website at The company is offering a free electrode wire repair kit, and assistance with identifying a qualified contractor to schedule an appointment for a free repair.

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