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Safety and warnings

Your built-in oven has been carefully designed to operate safely during normal cooking procedures. Please keep the following guidelines in mind when you are using your oven:


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Electrical Shock Hazard

Disconnect the oven from the power supply before any cleaning or maintenance.

Failure to do so may result in death or electrical shock.

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Hot Surface Hazard

Accessible parts may become hot when this oven is in use.
To avoid burns and scalds, keep children away.
Do not touch hot surfaces inside the oven.
Use oven mitts or other protection when handling hot surfaces such as oven shelves or dishes.

Take care when opening the oven door.
Let hot air or steam escape before removing or replacing food.

Failure to follow this advice could result in burns and scalds.


Important safety instructions

  • Isolating switch: make sure this oven is connected to a circuit which incorporates an isolating switch providing full disconnection from the power supply.
  • Household appliances are not intended to be played with by children.
  • Children, or persons with a disability which limits their ability to use the appliance, should have a responsible person to instruct them in its use. The instructor should be satisfied that they can use the appliance without danger to themselves or their surroundings.
  • Safe food handling: leave food in the oven for as short a time as possible before and after cooking. This is to avoid contamination by organisms which may cause food poisoning. Take particular care during warmer weather.
  • Do not place aluminium foil, dishes, trays, water or ice on the oven floor during cooking as this will irreversibly damage the enamel.
  • Do not stand on the door, or place heavy objects on it.
  • Do not use harsh abrasive cleaners or sharp metal scrapers to clean the oven door glass since they scratch the surface, which may result in shattering of the glass.
  • Do not use a steam cleaner to clean any part of the oven.
  • Caution. Hot air can blow from under the control panel as part of the oven’s cooling system.
  • Do not keep flammable substances in the oven.
  • Do not operate your appliance by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system. If the power supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
  • Under unfavourable electrical supply conditions, the appliance may cause temporary voltage drops.
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