such a way that it cannot be removed
• Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket only at the end of the
installation. Make sure that there is
access to the mains plug after the
• If the mains socket is loose, do not
connect the mains plug.
• Do not pull the mains cable to
disconnect the appliance. Always pull
the mains plug.
• Use only correct isolation devices: line
protecting cut-outs, fuses (screw type
fuses removed from the holder), earth
leakage trips and contactors.
• The electrical installation must have an
isolation device which lets you
disconnect the appliance from the
mains at all poles. The isolation device
must have a contact opening width of
minimum 3 mm.
Risk of injury, burns and
• Remove all the packaging, labelling
and protective film (if applicable) before
• Use this appliance in a household
• Do not change the specification of this
• Make sure that the ventilation openings
are not blocked.
• Do not let the appliance stay
unattended during operation.
• Set the cooking zone to "off" after each
• Do not rely on the pan detector.
• Do not put cutlery or saucepan lids on
the cooking zones. They can become
• Do not operate the appliance with wet
hands or when it has contact with
• Do not use the appliance as a work
surface or as a storage surface.
• If the surface of the appliance is
cracked, disconnect immediately the
appliance from the power supply. This
to prevent an electrical shock.
• Users with a pacemaker must keep a
distance of minimum 30 cm from the
induction cooking zones when the
appliance is in operation.
• When you place food into hot oil, it
Risk of fire and explosion
• Fats and oil when heated can release
flammable vapours. Keep flames or
heated objects away from fats and oils
when you cook with them.
• The vapours that very hot oil releases
can cause spontaneous combustion.
• Used oil, that can contain food
remnants, can cause fire at a lower
temperature than oil used for the first
• Do not put flammable products or
items that are wet with flammable
products in, near or on the appliance.
Risk of damage to the
• Do not keep hot cookware on the
• Do not let cookware to boil dry.
• Be careful not to let objects or
cookware fall on the appliance. The
surface can be damaged.
• Do not activate the cooking zones with
empty cookware or without cookware.
• Do not put aluminium foil on the
• Cookware made of cast iron,
aluminium or with a damaged bottom
can cause scratches on the glass /
glass ceramic. Always lift these objects
up when you have to move them on
the cooking surface.
• This appliance is for cooking purposes
only. It must not be used for other
purposes, for example room heating.
2.4 Care and cleaning
• Clean regularly the appliance to
prevent the deterioration of the surface
• Deactivate the appliance and let it cool
down before you clean it.
• Disconnect the appliance from the
electrical supply before maintenance.