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The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Research Products have announced the recall of more than 36,000 steam humidifiers.

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The recall affects the steam humidifiers that have a specific kind of electrode wire with a “D” shaped connector, CPSC said. This kind of connector can become loose and cause the humidifier to overheat while becoming a fire hazard.

The connector wires are sold under the brand names AprilAire, Coleman, Luxaire, Bryant, Carrier, and York, CPSC said.

The model numbers can be found on a silver label on the bottom corner of the left side of the humidifier.

Here are the brands and models that are involved in the recall:

Brand Model
AprilAire® 800, 801, 865, 866
Carrier® HUMXXSTM3034
Bryant® HUMXXSTM3034
York® S1-STEAM 8000T01
Coleman® S1-STEAM 8000T01
Luxaire® S1-STEAM 8000T01

There have been 103 reports of humidifiers involved in the recall overheating. CPSC said that about 10 incidents led to smoking or residential fires which causes a total of more than $10 million in damages.

According to CPSC, the humidifiers were sold online at,,,, and other websites from June 2010 through Jan. 2015 for between $2,000 to $3,500.

If you have one of the recalled items, you should stop using the humidifier and turn it off. Call Research Products to get a free electrode wire repair kit as well as help with setting up an appointment to get a qualified contractor to replace the electrode connector wires. Research Product’s phone number is 888-742-2401. You can call between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

For more information about the recall, you can visit the company’swebsite.