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Asda Plastic Kettles recalled over safety risks

Customers advised to return to store for refund


Asda Plastic Kettles recalled over safety risk

Asda is recalling its Plastic Kettles, available in silver, black and white, due to a potential fire safety risk. 

The recall affects Asda’s Plastic Kettles bought after 1 October 2011 with the model numbers WK8282H-S, WK8282H-W and WK8282H-B. 

Do you own this kettle? 

If you bought any of the Asda Plastic Kettles after 1 October 2011, then Asda advises that you return it to your local store for a full refund or dispose of the kettle. 

To find out if you have an affected model, check the base of your kettle for a label with one of the following codes: WK8282H-S, WK8282H-W or WK8282H-B. 

It should also have one of these barcodes:

  • 0505244981227
  • 0505244981228
  • 0505244981229
  • 0505244920804
  • 0505244920805
  • 0505244920790

If you own a model, you should return the it to any Asda store for a full refund, no receipt is needed. No other Asda kettles are affected by this recall. 

For more information, contact Asda customer relations on 0800 952 0101.

If you’re looking for a new kettle, you can take a look at our kettle reviews to find the best for you.

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What should you do if you have a recalled product?

If you think you have a recalled product, contact the manufacturer immediately – it may be unsafe to keep using it. Some manufacturers also have online forms to help you check if you own a recalled product.

If a manufacturer recalls a product, it has a duty to take action to try and ensure the affected products are safe. This is often done by repairing the problem.

However, smaller items may just be recalled and the owner refunded the original purchase price.

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