Your BLACK+DECKER AF300/AF400 Air Fryer has been
designed for preparing food using hot air.
This appliance is intended for indoor household use only.
This appliance is not intended to be used in:
Staff kitchen areas in shops, ofﬁces and other working
By clients in hotels, motels and other residential type
Bed and breakfast type environments;
Thank you for choosing BLACK+DECKER. We hope that
you will enjoy using this product for many years.
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
In order to avoid a hazard due to inadvertent resetting of
the thermal cut-out, this appliance must not be supplied
through an external switching device, such as a timer, or
connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and
off by the utility.
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 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 supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualiﬁed
persons in order to avoid a hazard.
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply when
not in use and before cleaning.
Do not ﬁll the appliance above the maximum level.
Overﬁlling the appliance could cause a hazard.
Overﬁlling the appliance could cause water to spill.
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 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
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
place. Children should not have access to stored
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
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
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 u
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those speciﬁed in this manual.
Additional safety instructions for fryers
Warning! Do not place near a hot Gas or electric oven.
Use the original components only.
Caution: Ensure that the appliance is switched off before
performing any maintenance or cleaning.
Do not immerse the appliance, base, cord or plug in any
If an extension lead is used, it must be earthed.
Ensure the door is correctly closed before use.
Caution: Hot air and steam may escape from the vents
Caution: Care must be taken when opening the door as hot
steam may escape.