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Black & Decker SK1212B Use And Care Book

12” electric skillet
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When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
• Read all instructions.
• Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
• To protect against electric shock do not immerse cord,
plugs or appliance in water or other liquid.
• Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used
by or near children.
• Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning.
Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts, and
before cleaning the appliance.
• Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug,
or after the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged
in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized
service facility for examination, repair or adjustment. Or,
call the appropriate toll-free number on the cover of this
• The use of accessory attachments not recommended by
the appliance manufacturer may cause injuries.
• Do not use outdoors.
• Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch
hot surfaces.
• Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a
heated oven.
• Extreme caution must be used when moving an appliance
containing hot oil or other hot liquids.
• Always attach plug to appliance first, then plug cord in the
wall outlet. To disconnect, turn control to OFF, then remove
plug from wall outlet.
• Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
• While using oil, the max. oil depth shall not exceed 0.5
inches (13 mm).
• This appliance is not intended for deep frying foods.


This product is for household use only.
This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other).
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a
polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet,
reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do
not attempt to modify the plug in any way.
Warning: This appliance is equipped with a tamper-resistant screw
to prevent removal of the outer cover. To reduce the risk of fire or
electric shock, do not attempt to remove the outer cover. There are
no user-serviceable parts inside. Repair should be done only by
authorized service personnel.
1. A short power-supply cord is to be provided to reduce the risk
resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
2. Longer extension cords are available and may be used if care is
exercised in their use.
3. If an extension cord is used,
a) The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should
be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance, and
b) The cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the
countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or
tripped over unintentionally.
Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it should be replaced by
qualified personnel or in Latin America by an authorized service center.
1. Do not use skillet without handles attached.
2. Place left handle onto mounting studs under skillet pot.
3. Use screwdriver to attach 2 screws through holes in the leg into the skillet pot.
4. Place right handle onto mounting studs under skillet pot.
5. Use screwdriver to attach 2 screws through holes in the leg into the skillet pot.
6. CAUTION: Overtightening can result in stripping of screws or cracking
of handles or feet.
This appliance is for household use only.
• Remove all packing material and stickers from the product.
• Please go to to register your warranty.
• Remove and save literature.
• Wash and dry all parts as instructed in CARE AND CLEANING section of
this manual.
Note: Max. oil depth of .05 inches (13mm) while using oil.
Note: This appliance is not intended for deep frying foods
Note: Unplug the cord and remove variable temperature control
before cleaning.
• Place appliance on a flat, stable surface.
Note: Use only the temperature control provided with this skillet.
Note: Always preheat the skillet for about 5
1. Make sure the variable temperature control is
set to "Min". Insert the probe firmly into the
socket found at the side of the appliance (A).
Be sure the control is securely inserted.
Note: Always attach the control to the pan
before plugging into an outlet.
2. Uncoil cord and plug into standard electrical
outlet. Turn the variable temperature control to
the desired setting. Three things should align
on the probe (B):
• The indicator light
• The arrow below the dial
• The selected temperature setting on the dial
3. When the selected temperature is reached, the light goes off. The light
will cycle on and off during cooking, indicating the selected cooking
temperature is being maintained.
4. To simmer foods, bring the mixture
to a boil; then reduce heat to 250°F.
5. Use wooden, nylon or plastic
utensils that are suitable for use on
hot surfaces (C ).
Note: Do not use metal utensils. Do
not cut foods in the skillet; it will
damage the nonstick surface.
6. Always use hot pads or oven mitts when handling hot skillet.
Remember skillet takes several minutes
to cool down after use.
7. When removing lid from skillet, always
tilt the lid away when lifting (D).
8. When food is fully cooked, set
to WARM setting to keep food at
serving temperature.
9. To use skillet for table service, unplug appliance.
A few guidelines to give great cooking results and prolong the life of your
• It is not necessary to use high heat when browning or frying foods. The
heat distribution is so efficient medium heat is sufficient.
• Use only wood, plastic or nylon utensils that are suitable for hot surfaces.
Do not use metal utensils.
• Do not use aerosol nonstick cooking spray on the cooking surface of the
• Use olive oil or butter, if desired. Neither is necessary; the foods will cook
on the nonstick surface without sticking.
• Do not cut foods in the skillet; it will damage the nonstick surface.
• Allow pan to return to room temperature before cleaning.
• When storing the skillet, line the cooking surface with paper towels to
preserve the nonstick finish.
This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified
service personnel.
To Clean:
1. Unplug the cord, remove the variable temperature control by pulling it
straight out. Wait for appliance to cool completely before cleaning.
Caution: Be careful when removing the variable temperature
control; it may be hot after use.
2. Wash the pan and lid with hot sudsy water. The lid can be washed on
both the upper and lower racks of the dishwasher.
3. If washing by hand, use a sponge or nylon scouring pad with liquid
detergent. Do not use any abrasive cleaners or metal pads as they can
damage the nonstick coating.
4. Rinse and dry.
To Store:
1. Store the unit in a dry place and wind electric cord into a coil securing
it with a twist fastener.
2. To preserve the nonstick finish on the skillet, line the cooking surface
with paper towels before placing any other item in the skillet.
For service, repair or any questions regarding your appliance, call the
appropriate 800 number on cover of this book. Please DO NOT return the
product to the place of purchase. Also, please DO NOT mail product back to
manufacturer, nor bring it to a service center. You may also want to consult
the website listed on the cover of this manual.
(Applies only in the United States and Canada)
What does it cover?
• Any defect in material or workmanship provided; however, Applica's
liability will not exceed the purchase price of product.
For how long?
• Two years from the date of original purchase with proof of such purchase.
What will we do to help you?
• Provide you with a reasonably similar replacement product that is either
new or factory refurbished.
How do you get service?
• Save your receipt as proof of date of sale.
• Visit the online service website at, or call
toll-free 1-800-231-9786, for general warranty service.
• If you need parts or accessories, please call 1-800-738-0245.
What does your warranty not cover?
• Damage from commercial use
• Damage from misuse, abuse or neglect
• Products that have been modified in any way
• Products used or serviced outside the country of purchase
• Glass parts and other accessory items that are packed with the unit
• Shipping and handling costs associated with the replacement of the unit
• Consequential or incidental damages (Please note, however, that some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental
damages, so this limitation may not apply to you.)
How does state law relate to this warranty?
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other
rights that vary from state to state or province to province.
Por favor lea este instructivo antes de usar el producto
Cuando se usan aparatos eléctricos, siempre se deben
respetar las siguientes medidas básicas de seguridad:
• Por favor lea todas las instrucciones.
• Por favor lea todas las instrucciones.
• No toque las superficies calientes. Use las asas o las
• A fin de protegerse contra un choque eléctrico y lesiones
a las personas, no sumerja el cable, los enchufes ni el
aparato en agua ni en ningún otro líquido.
• Todo aparato eléctrico usado en la presencia de los niños o
por ellos mismos requiere la supervisión de un adulto.
• Desconecte el aparato de la toma de corriente cuando no
esté en uso y antes de limpiarlo. Espere que el aparato
se enfríe antes de instalarle o retirarle piezas y antes de
• No use ningún aparato eléctrico que tenga el cable
o el enchufe averiado, que presente un problema de
funcionamiento o que esté dañado. Acuda a un centro
de servicio autorizado para que lo examinen, reparen o
ajusten o llame gratis al número correspondiente en la
cubierta de este manual.
• El uso de accesorios no recomendados por el fabricante
del aparato puede ocasionar incendio, choque eléctrico o
lesiones a las personas.
• No use este aparato a la intemperie.
• No permita que el cable cuelgue del borde de la mesa
o del mostrador ni que entre en contacto con superficies
• No coloque el aparato sobre ni cerca de las hornillas de gas
o eléctricas ni adentro de un horno caliente.
• Se debe tener muchísimo cuidado al mover un aparato
cuando tiene aceite u otros líquidos calientes.
• Siempre conecte primero el cable al aparato y después,
enchúfelo a la toma de corriente. Para desconectar, ajuste
todo control a la posición de apagado (OFF) y después,
retire el enchufe de la toma de corriente.
• Este aparato se debe usar únicamente con el fin previsto.
• La cantidad máxima de aceite que se debe usar para freir
no debe exceder .05 pulgadas (13mm) de profundidad.
• Este aparato no está diseñado para freír los alimentos
Cet appareil est conçu pour un usage
domestique seulement.
Como medida de seguridad, este producto cuenta con un enchufe de tierra
que tiene tres contactos. No trate de alterar esta medida de seguridad. La
conexión inapropiada del conductor de tierra puede resultar en un riesgo
de choque eléctrico. Si tiene alguna duda, consulte con un electricista
calificado para asegurarse de que la toma de corriente sea una de tierra.
Advertencia: Este aparato cuenta con un tornillo de seguridad para
evitar la remoción de la cubierta exterior del mismo. A fin de reducir
el riesgo de incendio o de choque eléctrico, por favor no trate de
remover la cubierta exterior. Este producto no contiene piezas
reparables por el consumidor. Toda reparación se debe llevar a cabo
únicamente por personal de servicio autorizado.
1. El producto debe proporcionarse con un cable corto para reducir el
riesgo de enredarse o de tropezar con un cable largo.
2. Se encuentran disponibles cables de extensión más largos, que es
posible utilizar si se emplea el cuidado debido.
3. Si se utiliza un cable de extensión,
a) El voltaje eléctrico del cable o del cable de extensión debe ser, como
mínimo, igual al del voltaje del aparato, y
b) El cable debe acomodarse de modo que no cuelgue del mostrador
o de la mesa, para evitar que un niño tire del mismo o que alguien se
tropiece accidentalmente.
Si el aparato es del tipo que es conectado a tierra, el cable de extensión
deberá ser un cable de tres alambres conectado a tierra.
Nota: Si el cordón de alimentación es dañado, en América Latina debe
sustituirse por personal calificado o por el centro de servicio autorizado.
1. No use el sartén sin las asas.
2. Coloque el asa izquierda en los sujetadores de montaje localizados
debajo del sartén.
3. Use un destornillador para asegurar dos tornillos, a través de los
orificios de la palanca de soporte, en el sartén.
4. Coloque el asa derecha en los sujetadores de montaje localizados
debajo del sartén.
5. Use un destornillador para asegurar dos tornillos, a través de los
orificios de la palanca de soporte, en el sartén.
6. PRECAUCIÓN: El apretar demasiado puede resultar en que se
deshilachen los tornillos o que se rajen las asas o los pies del sartén.
Este electrodoméstico está diseñado para uso en el hogar únicamente.
• Extraiga todo el material de empaque y etiquetas del producto.
• Ingrese a para registrar su garantía.
• Extraiga y guarde los manuales.
• Lave y seque todas las piezas según se indica en la sección CUIDADO Y
LIMPIEZA de este manual.
Nota: La cantidad máxima de aceite que se debe usar para freir no
debe exceder .05 pulgadas (13mm) de profundidad.
Nota: Este electrodoméstico no está diseñado para freir los
alimentos sumergidos en aceite abundante. Nota: Desconecte el
cable y extraiga el control de temperatura variable antes de limpiar.
• Coloque el electrodoméstico en una superficie plana y estable.


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