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Safety and warnings

 

When using this appliance, always use basic safety precautions, including the following:

Danger!

  • This appliance is not intended for the use by children or infirmed persons without supervision.
  • To reduce the risk of injury, close supervision is required when a waste disposer is used near children.
  • Do not put fingers or hands into the waste disposer.
  • Unplug the unit before attempting to clear a jam or remove an object from the disposer.
  • As the waste disposer is magnetic, use only non-magnetic tools such as a wooden spoon or long handled plastic tongs when attempting to loosen a jam or remove objects from the waste disposer.
  • To reduce the risk of injury by materials that may be expelled by a waste disposer, do not put non-food items, or any of the following into the food waste disposer:
  1. Shells, such as mussel or oyster shells.
  2. Caustic drain cleaners or similar products.
  3. Glass, china or plastic.
  4. Large whole bones.
  5. Metal, such as bottle caps, tin cans, utensils or aluminium foil.
  6. Hot grease or other hot liquids.
  7. Whole corn husks or similar fibrous material.
  • When not operating the waste disposer, leave the drain stopper in place to reduce the risk of objects falling into the disposer.
  • Your new appliance must be properly installed in accordance with the installation instructions before it is used.
  • Never unplug the waste disposer by pulling on the power cord.
  • Always grip the plug firmly and pull straight from the outlet.
  • Repair or replace immediately all electric service cords that have become frayed or otherwise damaged.
  • Power cords must be replaced by a qualified electrician or authorised service engineer.
  • Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion along it’s length or at either the plug or appliance end.

WARNING!

Electrical Shock Hazard

To reduce the risk of electric shock or injury to persons, read the the above before operating this appliance.

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