Your Black & Decker iron has been designed for ironing
garments made of linen, cotton, silk, wool and synthetic
materials. This product is intended for household use only.
Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic safety
precautions, including the following, should always be followed
to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury.
Read all of this manual carefully before using the appliance.
The intended use is described in this manual. The use of any
accessory or attachment or the performance of any operation
with this appliance other than those recommended in this
instruction manual may present a risk of personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Always take care when using the appliance.
Do not use the appliance outdoors.
Do not operate the appliance if your hands are wet. Do not
operate the appliance if you are barefoot.
Guide the power supply cord neatly so it does not hang
over the edge of a worktop and cannot be caught
accidentally or tripped over.
Never pull the power supply cord to disconnect the plug
from the socket. Keep the power supply cord away from
heat, oil and sharp edges.
If the power supply cord is damaged during use,
disconnect the appliance from the power supply
immediately. Do not touch the power supply cord before
disconnecting from the power supply.
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply when not
in use and before cleaning.
Safety of others
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 the their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Switch off, remove the plug from the socket and let the
appliance cool down before leaving it unattended and before
changing, cleaning or inspecting any parts of the appliance.
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
place. Children should not have access to stored appliances.
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or defective
parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to switches
and any other conditions that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or defective.
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorised repair agent.
Before use, check the power supply cord for signs of
damage, ageing and wear.
Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord or
mains plug is damaged or defective.
If the power supply cord or mains plug is damaged or
defective it must be repaired by an authorised repair agent
in order to avoid a hazard. Do not cut the power supply
cord and do not attempt to repair it yourself.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
This product must be earthed. Always check that the
mains voltage corresponds to the voltage on the
Appliance plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug
in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with earthed (Class
1) appliances. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will
reduce the risk of electric shock.
Extension cables & class 1 product
A 3 core cable must be used as your tool is earthed and of
class 1 construction.
Up to 30m (100 ft) can be used without loss of power.
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision. Children must be supervised
to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Additional safety instructions for irons
Always route the cord carefully to avoid a tripping hazard.
Do not use the appliance near water.
Do not place the appliance near heat sources or directly
under cabinets. Do not use the appliance in the presence
of explosive or flammable materials.
The filling aperture must not be opened during use.
Steam may escape from the soleplate.
Surfaces may be hot during use and during the cooldown
Set the temperature control dial to the min position before
plugging in or out.