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Safety and Warnings

 

  • If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
  • NEVER use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon monoxide poisoning and overheating of the appliance.

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

What To Do If You Smell Gas:

  • Do not try to light any appliance.
  • Do not touch any electrical switch.
  • Do not use any phone in your building.
  • Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.
  • If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier. 

WARNING!

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Poisoning Hazard 

  • Never use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon monoxide poisoning and overheating of the appliance. 
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in poisoning or death. 
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Hot Surface Hazard 

  • This appliance becomes hot during use. 
  • Do not touch the cooktop components, burners, pan supports or the stainless steel surfaces when hot. 
  • Before cleaning, turn the burners off and make sure the whole cooktop is cool. 
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in serious injury. 
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Fire Hazard 

  • Never leave the appliance unattended when in use. 
  • Boil over causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite. 
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in serious injury. 
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Explosion Hazard 

  • Do not use or store flammable materials such as gasoline near the appliance. 
  • Do not spray aerosols in the vicinity of this appliance while it is in operation. 
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in injury or death. 
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Electrical Shock Hazard 

  • Switch the power to the cooktop off at the wall before cleaning or maintenance. 
  • Failure to follow this advice may result in electrical shock. 

Important Safety Instructions

Operational

  • Keep children away from the cooktop when it is in use. 
  • Household appliances are not intended to be played with by children.
  • 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.
  • If the electrical supply cord is damaged, it must only be replaced by an authorized person. 
  • If the appliance is connected to the gas supply with a flexible hose, make sure that the hose cannot come in contact with the bottom of the appliance or any sharp edges. 
  • Ensure that the electrical connection plug is accessible after installation. 
  • This appliance should be connected to a circuit that incorporates an isolating switch providing full disconnection from the electricity supply. 
  • 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, frying pans or woks push any other pans aside. This could make them unstable or deflect heat onto your countertop and damage the surface. 
  • Do not use a steam cleaner for cleaning this cooktop. 
  • 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. 
  • Do not stand or place heavy objects on this appliance. 
  • After use, ensure that the control dials are in the OFF position. 
  • Where this appliance is installed in marine craft or in caravans, it shall not be used as a space heater. 
  • 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. 
  • After having unpacked the appliance, check to ensure that it is not damaged. 
  • In case of doubt, do not use it and consult your supplier or a professionally qualified technician.
  • Packing elements (eg plastic bags, polystyrene foam, nails, packing straps, etc.) should not be left around within easy reach of children, as these may cause serious injuries. 
  • Do not modify this appliance. 
  • This appliance is to be serviced only by an authorized person. 
  • Some products are supplied with protective film on steel and aluminium parts. This film must be removed before using the appliance.
  • Ensure the area around the gas cooktop is always clear of combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids. 
  • Do not stand on this gas appliance. 
  • For safety reasons, do not store items of interest to children above or at the back of the appliance - children climbing on the appliance to reach items could be seriously injured. 
  • When deep-frying in fat, be sure the pan is large enough to avoid boiling over from bubbling of the fat. Do not deep-fry foods with a high moisture content or food covered with frost. 
  • Do not let cooking grease or other flammable materials accumulate near the appliance. 
  • Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in this user guide. 
  • This appliance is to be serviced only by an authorized person. 
  • The Governor of California is required to publish a list of substances known to the state of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposures to such substances. 
Gas appliances contain or produce substances which can cause death or serious illness and which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. To reduce the risk from substances in fuel or from fuel combustion, make sure this appliance is installed, operated, and maintained according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
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