CPSC, W.C. Wood Company Announce Recall of Dehumidifiers

RELEASE DATE October 17 2002
MANUFACTURER W.C. Wood Co.
BRANDS Edison, Wood's
UNITS About 2,500
HAZARD Internal wiring can abrade on metal parts, presenting a risk of electric shock to consumers if the insulation wears through.
DESCRIPTION The dehumidifiers were sold in white (Wood's) and beige (Edison) plastic with the word "Wood's" or "Edison" printed across the control panel. Both models have control knobs for fan speed and humidity level, and a "bucket full" light.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES No injuries or incidents have been reported.
SOLD AT Independent retails nationwide.
SOLD DATES March 2002 through June 2002
REMEDY Consumers should destroy and discard the recalled humidifiers. The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. 
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
Wood'sDehumidifier WMD40W 08603098 through 08822606
EdisonDehumidifier EMD40 08669467 through 08669490
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