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Safety Alert

Food Dehydrators Recalled by Greenfield World Trade Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: EZDRY Food Dehydrators

Hazard: The food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: 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.

Units: About 14,000

Description: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: 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.

Remedy: 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.

Sold At: Kohl's stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2016 through February 2017 for between $40 and $50.

Importer: Greenfield World Trade Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Manufactured In: China