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Safety and warnings

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

 

WARNING!


8.2 kg (HP60)
11.5 kg (HP90)

Weight Hazard
The appliance is heavy. Please ensure adequate care is taken when installing the appliance to prevent personal injury. The appliance must be installed onto a solid wall, stud, beam or truss. Weight of the product is 8.2 kg (HP60) / 11.5 kg (HP90).

Electric Shock Hazard
Always disconnect the appliance from the mains power supply before carrying out any maintenance or repairs. 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.

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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

  • Please read the entire set of instructions before installing or using this appliance.
  • Please make this information available to the person installing the appliance – doing so could reduce your installation costs.
  • Always switch the power off prior to installation, servicing or cleaning of the appliance.
  • This appliance must be installed and connected to the mains power supply only by a suitably qualified person according to these installation instructions and in compliance with any applicable local building and electricity regulations. Failure to install the appliance correctly could invalidate any warranty or liability claims.
  • To comply with electrical safety regulations, the appliance must be plugged into a socket near the appliance. The socket must be accessible, or have an accessible isolating switch, to enable the end user to isolate the appliance from the power for the purpose of internal cleaning or maintenance.
  • A power outlet should be within 750 mm of the motor assembly and can either be on the wall, behind the chimney or in the ceiling.
  • If the supply cord of this equipment is damaged, it must only be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
  • Ducting accessories are not supplied. All ducting must comply with local requirements and building codes.
  • Attention should be given to ensure that any applicable regulations concerning the discharge of exhaust air are fulfilled.
  • Before connecting any pipes, consult municipal ordinances to ensure that any applicable regulations concerning the discharge of exhaust air are adhered to and request permission from the person in charge of the building.
  • Exhaust air must not be discharged into an existing flue that is used for exhausting fumes from appliances burning gas or other fuels.
  • There shall be adequate ventilation of the room when the rangehood is used at the same time as appliances burning gas or other fuels.
  • The minimum distance between the supporting surface for cooking vessels on the cooktop and the lowest part of the rangehood shall be 600 mm or 650 mm if installed over a gas cooktop.
  • Stainless steel is very easily damaged during installation if abraded or knocked by tools. It is recommended to protect the top of the rangehood with cardboard or polystyrene during the installation to minimise the risk of damage occurring.
  • To reduce the risk of damage occurring to the cooktop, it is recommended that the surface of the cooktop is protected with cardboard or a similar object during installation of the rangehood.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning the use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.
  • You must read the details concerning the method and frequency of cleaning.
  • There is a fire risk if cleaning is not carried out in accordance with the instructions.
  • Never leave frying food unattended since grease can overheat and catch fire. The risk of fire is even greater in the case of used oil.
  • Do not flambé under the rangehood.
  • Never use the rangehood without the filters in place.
  • During an electrostatic discharge (ESD) it is possible that the device will stop working. By switching the device off and on the device will again work as intended.
  • Remove all packaging, including protective wrappings, before use.

Accessible parts may become hot when used with cooking appliances.

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