Do not use this Kettle to boil acid and alkaline foodstuff, or
for other purposes.
Do not Immerse kettle, base, cord or plug in any
The outer surface of this kettle may become hot during
Steam may escape from the spout.
Allow the appliance to cool before re-filling.
This product is not intended for regular use.
Before use, check that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
This product must be earthed. Always
check that the mains voltage corresponds
to the voltage on the rating plate
Appliance plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the
plug in any way.
Do not use any adapter plugs with earthed (Class 1) appli-
ances. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will reduce
the risk of electric shock.
To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not immerse the
cord, plug or motor unit in water or other liquid.
Extension cables & class 1 product
A 3 core cable must be used as your tool is earthed and of
class 1 construction.
Up to 30m (100 ft) can be used without loss of power.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised BLACK+DECKER Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Labels on Appliance
The following pictograms along with the date code are shown
on the tool:
Warning! Hot surface.
2. Lid handle
4. On / Off switch
5. On / Off indicator light
6. Water level window
Before first use
Remove all packaging from the appliance.
Clean the appliance before first use.
Remove the lid (1) by turning it anti clockwise and lifting it
clear of the unit.
Fill the kettle with cold water to the maximum fill mark. Do
not overfill as described below.
Replace the lid (1) by aligning the open icon on the
lid (1) and pip on the kettle body then turn clockwise to
lock. The pip on the body and the close icon
Boil the water as described below.
Discard the boiled water and repeat the procedure.
Warning! Always place the appliance on a flat, clean and non-
slip surface before operating it.
Warning! Always check the water level while using the appli-
ance. Never use the appliance without sufficient water.
Warning! The outer surfaces of the kettle may become hot
Warning! Do not remove the lid while the water is boiling.
Warning! Steam may escape from the spout.
Warning! Allow the Appliance to cool before re-filling
Unplug the kettle and take it to a water outlet
Remove the lid (1) as described above.
Fill the kettle with cold water to the desired level. Do not
To prevent dry boiling fill to at least 240ml (two cups)
Do not fill the kettle beyond the maximum fill mark. If the
kettle is overfilled, boiling water may be ejected from the
Replace the lid (1) and ensure it is in the locked position
with the closed icon
in line with the pip on the body.
Insert the plug into a power socket. Press the on/off
switch (4). The on/off indicator light (5) will light.
After a short period the water will begin to boil.
The unit will continue to boil until turned off or the plug is
removed from the power socket. Do not open the lid (1)
when the water is boiling.
Approximate Boiling times
Approximately 6 minutes for 500mls (Maximum)
Pouring boiled water
Make sure the unit is disconnected from the power socket.
To avoid scalding, tilt the kettle slowly to pour the boiled
Cleaning and maintenance
Warning! Before cleaning and maintenance, switch the appli-
ance off and remove the plug from the socket.