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Safety and warnings

To avoid hazard, follow these instructions carefully before installing or using this product. Please make this information available to the person installing the product as it could reduce your installation costs.

Installation

WARNING!

Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Always disconnect the cooker from the mains electricity supply before carrying out any maintenance operations or repairs.
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in death or electrical shock.

Cut Hazard

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

Important safety instructions

General

  • To avoid hazard, follow these instructions carefully before installing or using this product. Please make this information available to the person installing the product as it could reduce your installation costs.
  • These products are registered:
  • This appliance must be installed in accordance with these installation instructions, local
  • gas fitting regulations, municipal building codes, water supply regulations, electrical wiring regulations, AS/NZS5601.1:2010 - Gas Installations and any other relevant statutory regulations. Failure to install the cooker correctly could invalidate any warranty or liability claims.
  • Some appliances have a protective film. Remove this film before using the cooker.
  • Do not modify this appliance.
  • Do not operate your appliance by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system. This appliance is to be installed and serviced only by an authorised person.

Electrical

  • This cooker is to be installed and connected to the electricity supply only by an authorised person. If the installation requires alterations to the domestic electrical system, call a qualified electrician. The electrician should also check that the electrical system is suitable for the electricity drawn by the cooker.
  • The appliance must be connected to the mains electricity supply, checking that the voltage corresponds to the value given in the rating plate and that the electrical cable sections can withstand the load specified on the plate.
  • A suitable disconnection switch must be incorporated in the permanent wiring, mounted and positioned to comply with the local wiring rules and regulations. The switch must be of an approved type installed in the fixed wiring and provide a 3 mm air gap contact separation in all poles in accordance with the local wiring rules.
    In Australia and New Zealand, a switch of the approved type with a 3 mm air gap must be installed in the active (phase) conductor of the fixed wiring.
  • The switch must always be accessible.
  • The power supply cable must not touch any hot parts and must be positioned so that it does not exceed 75 OC at any point.
  • To connect the cooker to the mains electricity supply, do not use adapters, reducers or branching devices as they can cause overheating and burning.
  • This cooker must be connected to a suitable double pole control unit adjacent to the cooker. No diversity can be applied to this control unit.
  • If the electrical supply cord is damaged, it must only be replaced by an authorised person.
  • This cooker must be connected to electrical supply using V105 insulated cable.
  • The cooker must be earthed.
  • Power supply
    220-240V~ 3680W 50/60Hz

Operation

Your freestanding cooker has been carefully designed to operate safely during normal cooking procedures. Please keep the following guidelines in mind when you are using it:

 

WARNING!

Explosion Hazard

  • Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near the cooktop.
  • Do not store flammable material in the oven or storage compartment. Do not spray aerosols near the cooktop during use.
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in death or serious injury.

Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Switch the cooker off at the wall before replacing fuses or the oven lamp. Failure to do so may result in death or electrical shock.

Hot Surface Hazard

  • Accessible parts may become hot when this cooker 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.
  • Do not touch the cooktop components, burners, trivets/pan supports or the base when hot.
  • Before cleaning, turn the cooker off and make sure it is cool.
  • Failure to follow this advice could result in burns and scalds.
  • Never leave the appliance unattended when in use. Boilover causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite.
  • Isolating switch: make sure this cooker 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 line the walls with aluminium foil.
  • 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 cooker.
  • Do not use an asbestos mat or decorative covers between the flame and the saucepan as this may cause serious damage to your cooktop.
  • Do not place aluminium foil or plastic dishes on the cooktop burners.
  • Do not let large saucepans or frying pans overlap the bench as this can deflect heat onto your benchtop and damage the surface.
  • Do not let large saucepans, frying pans or woks push any other pans aside. This could make them unstable or deflect heat onto your benchtop and damage the surface.
  • Saucepan handles may be hot to touch. Ensure saucepan handles do not
  • overhang other gas burners that are on. Keep handles out of reach of children.
  • If the electrical supply cord is damaged, it must only be replaced by an authorised person.
  • This cooker is not to be used as a space heater, especially if it is installed in marine craft or in a caravan.
  • The use of a gas cooking appliance results in the production of heat and moisture in the room in which it is installed. Ensure the kitchen is well ventilated. Keep natural ventilation holes open or install a mechanical ventilation device (mechanical extractor hood).
    Prolonged intensive use of the appliance may call for additional ventilation, for example opening of a window, or more effective ventilation, for example increasing the level of mechanical ventilation where present.
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