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Safety and warnings

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

  • Please read the entire set of instructions before installing or using this appliance.
  • Ducting accessories are not supplied. All ducting must comply with local requirements and building codes.
  • 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 must be adequate ventilation of the room when the wall canopy is used at the same time as appliances burning gas or other fuels. (A partial vacuum in the room could result in too high a concentration of gas in the air).
  • When the canopy is turned on at the same time as other appliances powered by energy other than electricity, the air outlet must not be greater than 4 Pa (4x10-5 bar).
  • The minimum distance between the cooktop surface and the filters of the wall canopy shall be 600 mm, or 650 mm if installed over a gas cooktop (except for wall canopy availed to Australia market, 600mm).
  • Stainless steel is very easily damaged during installation if abraded or knocked by tools. It
  • is recommended to protect the top of the canopy with cardboard or polystyrene during the installation to minimise the risk of damage occurring.
  • To comply with electrical safety regulations, this canopy 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 canopy 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 be either on the wall, behind the chimney or in the ceiling.
  • Always switch the power off prior to installation, servicing or cleaning the wall canopy.
  • 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.
  • Children must be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the hood.
  • This canopy is not designed to be used by people (including children) with reduced physical, sensorial or mental capacity, or who lack experience or knowledge about it, unless they have had supervision or instructions on how to use the hood by someone who is responsible for their safety.
  • 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 wall canopy.
  • Never use the wall canopy without the filters in place.
  • During climatic conditions causing electrical interference, it is possible that the device may stop working. By switching the device OFF and ON the device will resume normal operation safety.
  • 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. There will be no risk hazard presenting in the product.

Accessible parts may become hot when used with cooking appliances.

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