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Important Safety Instructions - Electrolux RC36DE60PB Use & Care Manual

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This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these
This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death
or property damage.
This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
• Remove all tape and packaging before using
the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic
bags after unpacking the appliance. Never allow
children to play with packaging material. Do not
remove the model/serial plate attached to the
• Proper Installation. Be sure your appliance is
properly installed and grounded by a qualifi ed
technician in accordance with National
Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No.70-latest
edition and local code requirements. Install
only per installation instructions provided in the
literature package for this appliance.
• In case of an emergency, know how to
disconnect the electrical power to the
appliance at the circuit breaker or fuse box.
• User Servicing—Do not repair or replace
any part of the appliance unless specifi cally
recommended in the manuals. All other
servicing should be done only by a qualifi ed
technician to reduce the risk of personal injury
and damage to the cooktop.
• Never modify or alter the construction of an
appliance by removing panels, wire covers or
any other part of the product.
Stepping or leaning on this cooktop
can result in serious injuries and may also
cause damage to the cooktop. Do not allow
children to climb or play around the cooktop.
• Storage on Appliance. Flammable materials
should not be stored near surface units. This
includes paper, plastic and cloth items, such
as cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well
as fl ammable liquids. Do not store explosives,
such as aerosol cans, on or near the appliance.
Flammable materials may explode and result in
fi re or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to
children in the cabinets above the appliance.
Children climbing on the appliance to reach
items could be seriously injured.
• Do not leave children alone. Children should
not be left alone or unattended in the area
where an appliance is in use. They should
never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of
the appliance.
symbols and follow all instructions given.
NEAR THESE SURFACES. Surface units may
be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas
near surface units may become hot enough to
cause burns. During and after use, do not touch,
or let clothing or other fl ammable materials touch
these areas until they have had suffi cient time
to cool. Among these areas are the cooktop and
areas facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fi tting or hanging
garments should never be worn while using
the appliance. Do not let clothing or other
fl ammable materials contact hot surfaces.
Never use your appliance for
warming or heating the room.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires.
Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use
baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
Fat or grease may catch fi re if allowed to become
too hot.
• Use Only Dry Potholders. Moist or damp
potholders on hot surfaces may result in
burns from steam. Do not let the potholders
touch hot heating surface units. Do not use a
towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers.
Buildup of pressure may cause the container
to burst and result in injury.
IMPORTANT. Do not attempt to operate the
cooktop during a power failure. If the power
fails, always turn off the cooktop. If the cooktop is
not turned off and the power resumes, the cooktop
will begin to operate again. Food left unattended
could catch fi re or spoil.
• Know which knob controls each surface
• Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts
free of grease that could catch fi re. Downdraft
vent system and grease fi lters should be kept
clean. Do not allow grease to accumulate on
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