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Safety and warnings

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.

Fire Hazard
Unattended cooking on a hob with fat or oil can be dangerous and may result in fire. NEVER try to extinguish a fire with water, but switch off the appliance and cover flame, eg with a lid or fire blanket. Do not store items on cooking surfaces. Failure to follow this advice may result in serious burns or death.

Health Hazard
This appliance complies with electromagnetic safety standards. However, persons with cardiac pacemakers or other electrical implants (such as insulin pumps) must consult with their doctor or implant manufacturer before using this appliance to make sure that their implants will not be affected by the electromagnetic field. Failure to follow this advice may result in 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 (such as kitchen utensils) or empty pans on the cooktop as they can become hot very quickly. Beware: magnetisable metal objects worn on the body may become hot in the vicinity of the cooktop. Gold or silver jewellery will not be affected. 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.

Important Safety Instructions

  • 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 on the appliance.
  • Do not place or leave any magnetisable objects (eg credit cards, memory cards) or electronic devices (eg computers, MP3 players) near the appliance, as they may be affected by its electromagnetic field.
  • We recommend using plastic or wooden kitchen utensils for cooking with your induction cooktop.
  • Never use your appliance for warming or heating the room.
  • After use, always turn off the cooking zones and the cooktop as described in this manual (ie by using the touch controls). Do not rely on the pan detection feature to turn off the cooking zones when you remove the pans.
  • 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 partof 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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