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Safety and warnings

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

WARNING!

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.

Cut Hazard

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

 

Important safety precautions

  • 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!

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.

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.

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 precautions

  • Never leave the appliance unattended when in use. Boilover causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite.
  • Never use your appliance as a work or storage surface.
  • Never leave any objects or utensils other than suitable cookware on the appliance. Never use your appliance for warming or heating the room.
  • 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 or persons with a disability which limits their ability to use the appliance should have a responsible and competent 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.
  • 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.
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