Sunbeam—Quantum Plastic Kettle

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Product description

Models KE3560 and KE3860. Sold from March 2003 to May 2004.
Identifying features
KE3560 and KE3860

Other identifying numbers

KE3560 and KE3860

What are the defects?

The affected kettles contain heating element conductor wires that were not crimped to Sunbeam's specifications. As a consequence, the incorrectly crimped wires may overheat and in some cases melt through the lower external kettle body exposing live 240V wiring.

What are the hazards?

Product failure.

What should consumers do?

Customers should call 1300 761 405.


Sunbeam Corporation Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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