Russell Hobbs Travel Kettle Recall [UK]

UK FSA RecallUK/Basildon: Russell Hobbs Travel Kettle Recall [UK]Russell Hobbs recalls certain White Plastic Travel Kettles due to overheating and fire hazards. CTSI:

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The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following Travel Kettles are subject to this recall:

  • Russell Hobbs brand White Plastic Travel Kettles, 850 ml capacity; model number 14178.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Travel Kettle’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CTSI, if you have a model 14178 Travel Kettle then you will also need to check its Batch Code, the location of which is on the ratings label plate.

If the first three digits of the batch code start with the number “280” up to “365” and end in “14”, or the first three digits start with the number “001” up to “240” and end in “15”, then you have a recalled Kettle.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Travel Kettle, please do not use it. Instead, kindly visit Russell Hobbs Web site at or contact their customer service departments on the following numbers for more information;

  • UK: Freephone landline and mobile: 0808 168 4499
  • Eire: Freephone landline and mobile: 1 800 992 212

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