Your BLACK+DECKER DC1005 Travel Kettle has been
designed for boiling water as described in this manual. Do
not use this appliance for any other purpose. This product is
intended for household and similar locations such as:
Staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
By clients in hotels, motels and other residential type
Bed and breakfast type environments.
Thank you for choosing BLACK+DECKER. We hope that you
will enjoy using this product for many years. For indoor
domestic use only.
Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal
injury and material damage.
Read all of this manual carefully before using the appli-
The intended use is described in this manual. The use of
any accessory or attachment or the performance of any
operation with this appliance other than those recom-
mended in this instruction manual may present a risk of
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Do not touch hot surfaces. Keep your hands away from
Always take care when using the appliance.
Never pull the power supply cord to disconnect the plug
from the socket. Keep the power supply cord away from
heat, oil and sharp edges. Do not allow the power supply
cord to hang over the edge of your work top or table.
Always place the appliance on a level surface with
adequate free space on all sides.
Do not place the appliance below a socket outlet. Do not
place the appliance on a wet or slippery surface. Do not
place the appliance on or near heat sources or in a heated
Do not use the appliance near flammable or explosive
Do not use the appliance outdoors.
Always protect the appliance from water or excessive
Do not place any utensils in the appliance.
Do not move the appliance when in use.
Operate the appliance only with dry hands.
Do not use the appliance if you have bare feet.
If the power supply cord is damaged during use, discon-
nect the appliance from the power supply immediately.
Do not touch the power supply cord before disconnecting
from the power supply.
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply when not
in use, before fitting or removing parts and before clean-
Allow the appliance to cool before cleaning.
Safety of others
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years
and above if they have been given supervision or instruc-
tion concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and if
they understand the hazards involved.
Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by
children unless they are older than 8 and supervised.
Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children
aged less than 8 years.
Switch off and remove the plug from the socket before
leaving the appliance unattended and before changing,
cleaning or inspecting any parts of the appliance.
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
place. Children should not have access to stored appli-
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or defective
parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to switches
and any other conditions that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or defec-
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorised repair agent.
Before use, check the power supply cord for signs of dam-
age, ageing and wear.
Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord or
mains plug is damaged or defective.
If the power supply cord or mains plug is damaged or
defective it must be repaired by an authorised repair agent
in order to avoid a hazard. Do not cut the power supply
cord and do not attempt to repair it yourself.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
Additional safety instructions for Travel Kettles
Warning! Do not place near a hot Gas or electric oven.