Russell Hobbs | 18152AU | SEVILLE KETTLE - Russell Hobbs

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Spectrum Brands Australia Pty Ltd
Locked Bag 3004 Braeside
Victoria 3195 Australia
Spectrum Brands New Zealand Ltd
PO Box 9817 Newmarket
Auckland 1149 New Zealand
Customer Service in Australia
TollFree: 1800 623 118
Customer Service in New Zealand
TollFree: 0800 736 776
Spectrum Brands Australia Pty Ltd and Spectrum Brands New Zealand Ltd
Warranty Against Defects
In this warranty:
Australian Consumer Law means the Australian consumer law set out in Schedule 2 to the Competition
and Consumer Act 2010;
CGA means the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993;
Goods means the product or equipment which was accompanied by this warranty and purchased in
Australia or New Zealand, as the case may be;
Manufacturer, We or us means:
1. for Goods purchased in Australia, Spectrum Brands Australia Pty Ltd ABN, 78 007 070 573;
2. for Goods purchased in New Zealand, Spectrum Brands New Zealand Ltd, as the case may be,
contact details as set out at the end of this warranty;
Supplier means the authorised distributor or retailer of the Goods that sold you the Goods in Australia or
in New Zealand; and
You means you, the original end-user purchaser of the Goods.
1. Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law, or
the CGA. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any
other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled
to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure
does not amount to a major failure.
The benefits provided by this Warranty are in addition to all other rights and remedies in respect of
the Goods which the consumer has under either the Australian Consumer Law
or the CGA. The original purchaser of the Goods is provided with the following Warranty subject to
the Warranty Conditions:
We warrant the Goods for all parts defective in workmanship or materials from the date
of purchase (Warranty Period), for the period of:(a) Two (2) years for Russell Hobbs products (see product packaging for details)
(b) Two (2) years with five (5) year motor warranty for Russell Hobbs products (see product
packaging for details)
(c) Limited Lifetime, Ten (10) years for Russell Hobbs cookware.
(d) One (1) year for George Foreman, iRobot, Westinghouse, Black & Decker and Spectrum Brands
If the Goods prove defective within the Warranty Period by reason of improper workmanship
or material, we may, at our own discretion, repair or replace the Goods without charge.
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Warranty Conditions
The Goods must be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. This Warranty
does not apply should the defect in or failure of the Goods be attributable
to misuse, abuse, accident or non-observance of manufacturer’s instructions on the part of
the user. As far as the law permits, the manufacturer does not accept liability for any direct or
consequential loss, damage or other expense caused by or arising out of any failure to use
the Goods in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Exhaustible components (such as batteries, filters and brushes) of the Goods are included
under this Warranty only where there is a defect in workmanship or materials used.
The warranty granted under clause 3 is limited to repair or replacement only.
Any parts of the Goods replaced during repairs or any product replaced remain the property
of the manufacturer. In the event of the Goods being replaced during the Warranty Period,
the warranty on the replacement Goods will expire on the same
date as for the Warranty Period on the original Goods which are replaced.
In order to claim under the warranty granted under clause 3 you must:
(a) Retain this warranty with your receipt/proof of purchase; and
(b) Return the Goods to us at the relevant address or to the Supplier by prepaid freight
within the Warranty Period accompanied with (i) the legible and unmodified original
proof of purchase, which clearly indicates the name and address of the Supplier, the date
and place of purchase, the product name or other product serial number and (ii) this
This warranty is immediately void if:
(a) Any serial number or appliance plate is removed or defaced;
(b) The Goods have been serviced or otherwise repaired by a person not authorised to do so
by us or where non approved replaced parts are used.
10. The Goods are designed for domestic use only. A limited 90-day Warranty applies to any
industrial or commercial use of the Goods. The Goods must be connected to the electrical
voltage requirements as specified in the ratings label located on the Goods.
11. This warranty does not cover the cost of claiming under the warranty or transport
of the Goods to and from the Supplier or us.
12. This warranty is only valid and enforceable in Australia against Spectrum Brands Australia Pty
Ltd and in New Zealand against Spectrum Brands New Zealand Ltd.
Contact us or the Supplier for further details.
Register your product online
If you live in Australia please visit:
If you live in New Zealand Please visit:
Registration of your warranty is not compulsory, it gives us a record of your purchase
AND entitles you to receive these benefits: Product information; Hints and tips; Recipes and
news; Information on special price offers and promotions.
Any questions? Please contact Customer Service for advice.
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Congratulations on the purchase of your Russell Hobbs appliance. Each unit is manufactured to
ensure safety and reliability. Before using the appliance for the first time, please read the instruction
booklet carefully and keep it for future reference. Pass it on if you pass on the appliance.
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed.
Fill the kettle with water to the ‘max’ level, boil, discard the water, and then rinse. Do this three
times, to remove any dust, residues, etc., from the kettle.
Ensure the filter is in place; otherwise the kettle may not switch off and may spit water from
the spout.
Place the power base on a stable, level surface.
Route the cable so it does not overhang, and cannot be caught or tripped over.
Wind excess cable beneath the power base.
CAUTION: Keep clear, steam may escape from the lid.
Remove the kettle from the stand.
Press the lid release button to open the lid.
Fill with at least 2 cups of water, but not above max – if you overfill, the kettle may spit.
Press the lid down to close it.
Check the lid is closed, or the kettle won’t switch off when it boils.
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Plug the power base into the wall socket.
Put the kettle on the power base – take care not to spill.
Move the switch to I the light will come on, and the kettle will heat up.
When the water boils the kettle will switch off and the light will go out.
To switch off manually, move the switch to 0.
Lifting the kettle off the power base will also switch the kettle off.
Remove the kettle from the power base before pouring.
To avoid the risk of splashing, pour slowly and do not over-tilt the kettle.
Do not tilt the kettle backwards – water might get on to the control area. If this happens, let
the kettle dry before use – sit it somewhere warm for 12 hours.
When you lift the kettle, you may see moisture on the power base. Do not worry – it’s the
steam used to switch off automatically, which then condenses and escapes via vents under
the kettle.
You may see some discolouration on the floor of the kettle. Again, do not worry – it’s due to
the bonding of the element to the kettle floor.
This will shorten the life of the element.
A boil-dry cut-out will switch the kettle off.
To prevent the kettle cycling on and off, remove the kettle from the stand and let it cool
before replacing it on the stand.
Sit the kettle on the work surface till its cold.
Do not fill the kettle till its cold, or it may spit.
Check that the kettle is switched off – move the switch to 0.
Unplug the power base, and let the kettle cool down fully.
Wipe the kettle, inside and out, with a damp cloth. You may use a little household detergent,
but if you do, rinse well to avoid tainting the water.
Keep all connectors and sockets dry.
Do not put the kettle or power base in liquid.
Do not use alkaline cleaning agents, solvents or harsh abrasives when cleaning
this appliance.
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Water contains minerals that will form deposits on the inside of your kettle, commonly
referred to as scaling. Scaling discolours the internal surfaces and can affect
the performance.
To maintain the performance of your kettle, it should be de-scaled every three months or so.
De-scale more frequently if you live in a hard water area.
Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of citric acid or a commercial de-scaler to the empty kettle.
Fill the kettle with fresh cold water to the MAX level mark on the water gauge.
Switch the ON/OFF switch to ON and allow the kettle to boil.
Once the water has boiled allow the kettle to cool.
Once the kettle has cooled, discard the water into the sink.
Fill the kettle with fresh cold water to the MAX level mark on the water gauge.
Switch the ON/OFF switch to ON and allow the kettle to boil.
Discard the water into the sink.
Repeat the rinsing process 3 times, discarding the water in the kettle each time.
NOTE: Products returned under warranty with faults due to scale may be subject to a
repair charge.
Scale particles suspended in the water may give it a cloudy or greasy appearance. The filter
will prevent these particles going into your drink. Remove and clean the filter regularly.
Open the lid.
Grip the top of the filter and pull it up as far as it will come. This will release the bottom
hook and loosen the pressure on the side hooks.
Pull the filter into the kettle, to release the side hooks from the spout, and lift it out of the kettle.
NOTE: Take care not to press on the mesh part of the filter – you may damage it.
Rinse the filter under a running tap while brushing with a soft brush.
Rinse the kettle, in case scale particles have fallen inside.
Lower the filter into the kettle, and engage the bottom hook in the bottom of the spout.
This will locate the filter in a bout the right position.
Slide the filter upwards until the side hooks are at the top of the space behind the spout.
Push the filter towards the spout to engage the side hooks.
Slide the filter down to re-engage the bottom hook.
Close the lid.
CAUTION: Do not use the kettle without the filter in place – it may spit boiling water.
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When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including:
1. To protect against electrical hazards do not immerse the power cord, plug, power base, or kettle in
water or any other liquid (INSERT DO NOT USE IN SHOWER ICON).
2. Do not use in the bathroom or near any source of water. Do not use outdoors.
3. Always use the appliances handles as some parts may be hot.
4. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
5. Always turn off and unplug from the power outlet before cleaning the appliance.
6. Turn the power off at the wall power outlet when not in use.
7. To disconnect, turn off the wall power outlet, then grasp and pull the plug from the wall outlet. Never
pull by the cord.
8. Do not operate this appliance with a damaged cord/plug or after the appliance has malfunctioned, or
been dropped or damaged in any manner. Contact Customer Service for replacement, examination,
repair or adjustment.
9. There are no user serviceable parts. If power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
10. Do not use on an inclined plane or unstable surface.
11. Do not move the kettle while it is switched on.
12. Ensure the lid is properly closed or the kettle may not switch off once boiled.
13. Do not open the lid while the water is heating or boiling.
14. Always take care when pouring. Pour slowly, do not over-tilt the kettle.
15. The scalding hazard remains long after the water has boiled. Keep the kettle, power base, and the
power cord away from the edge of tables or countertops and out of reach of children or infirm
16. Only use the kettle with the power base provided and vice versa.
17. Wind excess cable beneath the power base.
18. Do not place on or near any heat sources.
19. Do not use this appliance for other than its intended purpose of heating water.
20. Do not switch on the kettle unless there is at least two cups of water.
21. Do not fill past ‘max’, otherwise boiling water may spill from the spout.
22. Do not use without filter fitted.
23. Do not leave the product unattended when in use or where it may be touched by children or infirm persons.
24. Do not use alkaline cleaning agents or harsh abrasives when cleaning this appliance. Follow the instructions in the ‘Care and Maintenance’ section when cleaning this appliance.
25. This appliance is not a toy. Children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
26. This appliance is not intended to be operated by means of an external timer or separate remote control system.
27. De-scale the kettle regularly to ensure proper operation.
28. For added safety, electrical appliances should be connected to a power outlet that is protected by a
residual current device (RCD), also often referred to as a ‘Safety Switch’. Your switchboard may
already incorporate an RCD. If unsure, call an electrician for verification and fitting if necessary.
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RUSSELL HOBBS and logo are Trade Marks of Spectrum Brands, Inc., or one of its subsidiaries.
©2012 Spectrum Brands, Inc.
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