Food Dehydrators Recalled by Greenfield World Trade Due to fire, burn hazards

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Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States (4E) – About 14,000 units of Food Dehydrators have been recalled by Greenfield World Trade because the food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves white, EZDRY, six-tray food dehydrators. The dehydrator weighs about 4 pounds and measures 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.

According to the recall notice, 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.

However, no injuries have been reported.

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.

The products were sold at Kohl’s stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from Jun. 2016 through Feb. 2017 for between $40 and $50.

Consumer can reach out to Greenfield toll-free at 877-881-0065 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at productrecall@thelegacycompanies.com or online at www.greenfieldworld.com and click on the “Product Recall” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

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