Mini kettle

Mini kettle

0.8 L 900 W, 1 cup indicator, White HD4609/00


It takes a long time for my Philips kettle to boil water

Heating element of the kettle is probably covered with scale

  1. Fill the kettle with water up to three-quarters of the maximum level and bring the water to the boil.
  2. After the kettle has switched off, add white vinegar (8% acetic acid) to the maximum level.
  3. Leave the solution in the kettle overnight.
  4. Empty the kettle and rinse the inside thoroughly.
  5. Fill the kettle with fresh water and boil the water.
  6. Empty the kettle and rinse it with fresh water again.
  7. Repeat the procedure if there is still some scale in the kettle.


  • Regular descaling prolongs the life of the kettle.
  • Never use natural vinegar or white vinegar with an acetic acid content higher than 8%, as this may damage the inside of the kettle.

Descaling instructions with citric acid or a descaling agent

If you dislike the smell of vinegar, use citric acid or a descaling agent. In that case, follow the instructions on the package of the descaler.

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD4609/00 , HD4670/20 , HD4618/20 , HD4619/20 , HD4646/56 , HD4677/20 , HD4646/70 , HD4681/55 , HD4681/80 . more less

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