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Safety and warnings

Your safety is important to us. Please read this information before using your cooktop.

Installation

WARNING!

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Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply before carrying out any work or maintenance on it.
  • Connection to a good earth wiring system is essential and mandatory.
  • Alterations to the domestic wiring system must only be made by a qualified electrician. Failure to follow this advice may result in electrical shock or death.
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Cut Hazard

  • Take care - some edges are sharp.
  • Failure to use caution could result in injury or cuts.

 

Important Safety Instructions

  • Read these instructions carefully before installing or using this appliance.
  • No combustible material or products should be placed on this appliance at any time.
  • Please make this information available to the person responsible for installing the appliance as it could reduce your installation costs.
  • In order to avoid a hazard, this appliance must be installed according to these instructions for installation.
  • This appliance is to be properly installed and earthed only by a suitably qualified person.
  • This appliance should be connected to a circuit which incorporates an isolating switch providing full disconnection from the power supply.
  • Failure to install the appliance correctly could invalidate any warranty or liability claims.

Operation and maintenance

WARNING!

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Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Do not cook on a broken or cracked cooktop. If the cooktop surface should break or crack, switch the appliance off immediately at the mains power supply (wall switch) and contact a qualified technician.
  • Switch the cooktop off at the wall before cleaning or maintenance.
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in electrical shock or death.
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Fire Hazard

  • Never leave the appliance unattended when in use. Boilover causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite.
  • Never use your appliance for warming or heating the room. Failure to follow this advice may result in overheating, burning, and injury.
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Hot Surface Hazard

  • During use, accessible parts of this appliance will become hot enough to cause burns.
  • Do not let body, clothing or any item other than suitable cookware contact with the ceramic glass until the surface is cool.
  • Never leave metal objects on the cooktop as they can become hot very quickly.
  • Keep children away.
  • Handles of saucepans may be hot to touch. Check saucepan handles do not overhang other cooking zones that are on. Keep handles out of reach of children.
  • Failure to follow this advice could result in burns and scalds.
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Cut Hazard

  • The razor-sharp blade of a cooktop scraper is exposed when the safety cover is retracted. Use with extreme care and always store safely and out of reach of children.
  • Failure to use caution could result in injury or cuts.

 

Important Safety Instructions

  • Never use your appliance as a work or storage surface.
  • Never leave any objects or utensils other than suitable cookware on the appliance.
  • Do not allow children to play with the appliance or sit, stand or climb on it.
  • Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on the cooktop could be seriously injured.
  • Do not leave children alone or unattended in the area where the appliance is in use.
  • Children of less than 8 years old must be kept away from the appliance unless continuously supervised.
  • This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above, and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge, if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning the use of the appliance in a safe way and they understand the hazards involved.
  • Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be done by children without supervision.
  • Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manual. All other servicing should be done by a qualified technician.
  • Do not use a steam cleaner to clean your cooktop.
  • Do not place or drop heavy objects on your cooktop.
  • Do not stand on your cooktop.
  • Do not use pans with jagged edges or drag pans across the ceramic glass surface as this can scratch the glass.
  • Do not use scourers or any other harsh/abrasive cleaning agents to clean your cooktop, as these can scratch the ceramic glass.
  • If the power supply cable is damaged, it must only be replaced by a qualified technician.
  • Do not operate your cooktop by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system.
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