Greenfield World Trade of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is recalling about 14,000 EZDRY food dehydrators.
The food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
The firm has received 13 reports of the dehydrator overheating and the plastic unit melting, including six reports of fire and one report resulting in property damage to the counter top. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves white, EZDRY, six-tray food dehydrators, weighing about four pounds and measuring 12 inches tall by about 8 inches deep by 10 inches wide. EZDRY is printed on the front of the dehydrators. EZDRY and the model number EPD60W are printed on a white label on the bottom of the unit.
They were sold in a white box labeled “EZDRY by Excalibur” Home Dehydrator with a picture of the product. These products are marked “Date Code: 2116, 2416, or 3316” engraved at the bottom of the label located on the bottom of the unit.
The dehydrators, manufactured in China, were sold at Kohl’s stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2016, through February 2017, for between $40 and $50.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled food dehydrators and contact Greenfield for instructions on returning the recalled food dehydrators with a prepaid shipping label for a free replacement or full refund.
Consumers may contact Greenfield toll-free at 877-881-0065 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at www.greenfieldworld.com and click on the “Recall Safety Information” link at the top of the page for more information.