Important Safeguards; Safety Features - Black & Decker BL1100 series Use & Care Manual

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When using electrical appliances, always follow basic safety precautions to
reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and/or injury, including the following:
• Read all instructions.
• To protect against risk of electrical shock, do
not put blender base, cord or plug 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, before
putting on or taking off parts and before
• Avoid contacting moving parts.
• Do not operate any appliance with a
damaged cord or plug or after the appliance
malfunctions or is dropped or damaged in any
manner. Contact the consumer service number
listed in this manual.
• The use of attachments, including canning jars,
not recommended or sold by the appliance
manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock or
• Do not use outdoors.
• Do not let the plug or cord hang over the edge
of table or counter, or touch with hot surfaces
including stove.
• Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric
burner or in a heated oven.
This product is for household use only.


POLARIZED PLUG (120V models 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.
Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it
should be replaced by qualified personnel; in
Latin America, by an authorized service center.
• Keep hands and utensils out of container while
blending to reduce the risk of severe injury to
persons or damage to the blender. A scraper
may be used but must be used only when the
blender is not running.
• Blades are sharp. Handle carefully.
• To reduce the risk of injury, never place blade
assembly on base without the jar properly
• Always operate blender with cover in place.
• When blending hot liquids, remove the lid cap
from the lid. Do not blend hot liquids for the
personal blender jar.
• Do not use appliance for other than intended
• 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 use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
1) A short power-supply cord is provided to
reduce the risk resulting from becoming
entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
2) Longer detachable power cords or extension
cords are available and may be used if care is
exercised in their use.
3) If a long detachable power-supply cord or
extension cord is used,
a) The marked electrical rating of the
extension cord should be at least as great
as the electrical rating of the appliance,
b) If the appliance is of the grounded
type, the extension cord should be a
grounding-type 3-wire cord, and
c) The longer 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 cord is damaged, please
contact the warranty department listed in these

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