LEM Products Distribution Recalls 5-Tray Food Dehydrators Due to Fire Hazard

The fan in the 5-tray food dehydrator can fail and cause the product to overheat and catch fire.

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  • LEM 5-Tray Dehydrator model number 1009

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    LEM 5-Tray Dehydrator model number 1009

  • LEM dehydrator top view

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    LEM dehydrator top view

  • LEM dehydrator label 1 on the rear panel

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    LEM dehydrator label 1 on the rear panel

  • LEM dehydrator label 2 on the rear panel

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    LEM dehydrator label 2 on the rear panel

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5-Tray Dehydrator with Digital Timer

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The fan can fail causing the unit to overheat and pose a fire hazard.

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LEM Products Distribution toll free at (877) 536-7763 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lemproducts.com and click Warranty and Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.  

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About 14,600 in the U.S, and 100 in Canada. This product was previously recalled in February 2011.

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This recall involves 5-tray food dehydrators.  The dehydrators are gray and are made of plastic and metal. The model number 1009 is on a label located on the back panel with the company’s contact details.  The “LEM” logo is embossed on the top of the unit, which has a panel with the digital timer, the on/off switch and a temperature control knob. The UPC code is printed on the bottom of the packaging and reads 734494010091.

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LEM Products Distribution has received two reports of fan failure both  resulting in fire in the units.  In one incident the consumer was close by and prevented a fire by carrying the unit outside. There were no injuries reported.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the dehydrator and contact LEM Products Distribution for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product. LEM is offering a one year warranty extension and a $10 discount coupon, which can be used towards a LEM catalog or online purchase, to all consumers who return their recalled units for repair.

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Bass Pro Shops, Gander Mountain, Sportsman’s Warehouse and other mass merchandisers and retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com and www.lemproducts.com from August 2010 through February 2013 for about $160.

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LEM Products Distribution, LLC of West Chester, Ohio

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China

  • LEM 5-Tray Dehydrator model number 1009

  • LEM dehydrator top view

  • LEM dehydrator label 1 on the rear panel

  • LEM dehydrator label 2 on the rear panel