Prestige Deco kettles Recall

29 February 2008

Risk

UK company the Meyer Group has identified a risk of product failure linked to defective heating elements in certain batches of Prestige Deco 1.5L Cordless Dome Kettles. In isolated cases, this may result in sparks and a potential fire risk.

Description

What To Do

Check the four-digit batch number located on the underside of the kettle. This number has been inscribed into both the kettle and underside of the base, and represents the month and year of manufacture.

If you have one of these kettles, stop using it and contact the Prestige helpline for further instructions.

For further information you can contact Prestige directly at (0044) 208 288 2295.

You can also visit www.prestige.co.uk, which provides further information on this recall and the affected Prestige Deco kettles.

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

Model numbers

The affected models were manufactured between December 2006 and November 2007. This recall relates to specific batches of this particular design. No other Prestige kettles or products are affected.

The batch codes numbers range from 1206 to 1107. Listed below is a schedule of the affected kettles.

Batch Code

Prestige Item Code / Colour

1206

42331 (Almond)
42336 (Apple Green)
42338 (Art Deco)

0107

42336 (Apple Green)
42335 (Black)
42330 (Red)
42333 (Satin)

0407

42331 (Almond)
42330 (Red)

0607

42331 (Almond)
42330 (Red)

0707

42331 (Almond)
42338 (Art Deco)

0807

42331 (Almond)
42335 (Black)
42330 (Red)

0907

42331 (Almond)
42337 (Tesco Red)

1007 - but NOT with suffix "E", i.e. 1007E

42338 (Art Deco)

1107 - but NOT with suffix "E", i.e. 1107E

42331 (Almond)

Recall date 29 Feb 2008
Categories Kitchen Appliances
Brands Prestige