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 appliances.
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
Do not use the appliance if any part is
damaged or defective.
Have any damaged or defective parts
repaired or replaced by an authorised repair
Before use, check the power supply cord for
signs of damage, 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
Do not attempt to repair the appliance. Take
it to your nearest Black & Decker-owned or
authorised Service Centre for repair.
This product must be earthed. Always
check that the power supply
corresponds to the voltage on the rating
Power plugs must match the outlet. Never
modify the plug in any way. Do not use any
adapter plugs with earthed (Class 1)
appliances. Unmodified plugs and matching
outlets will reduce the risk of electric shock.
Extension cables & Class 1
A 3-core cable must be used as your
appliance is earthed and of Class 1
Up to 30m (100ft) can be used without loss of
To avoid the risk of electric shock, do
not immerse the cord, plug or appliance
in water or other liquid.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or an
authorized Black & Decker Service Center in
order to avoid a hazard.
Before first use
Remove all packaging from the appliance.
Choose the required supply voltage by sliding
the voltage selector to the correct position.
(The voltage selector is located on the base
of the appliance)
Clean the appliance before first use.
Fill the kettle with cold water to the maximum
fill mark. Do not over fill as described below.