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Important Safeguards; For Your Safety - Black & Decker BMO700 Operating Instruction

700w, 17l microwave oven
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Important Safeguards

When using electrical appliances, in order to reduce
the risk of fire, electric shock, and/or injury to
persons, basic safety precautions should always be
followed, including:

For Your Safety

Read all instructions carefully, even if you are quite
familiar with the appliance.
To protect against the risk of electric shock DO
NOT IMMERSE this appliance into water or any
other liquid.
This appliance is not intended for use by children
or infirm persons without supervision.
Never leave an appliance unattended when in use.
Young children should be supervised to ensure
they do not play with the appliance.
Do not operate any appliance with a damaged
cord or plug, after the appliance malfunctions, or
is dropped or damaged in any manner.
Do not attempt to override the door lock
Do not use outdoors.
Use unit indoors in a dry location.
Do not let the cord hang over the edge of table or
counter, or touch hot surfaces. Do not operate or
place any part of this appliance on or near a hot
gas or electric burner or in a heated oven.
The use of attachments or accessories not
recommended or sold by the manufacturer may
cause fire, electric shock or injury.
Operate on a level surface. Operation on sinks,
drainboards or uneven surfaces must be avoided.
Do not use any appliance for anything other than
its intended use. This product is intended for
household use only.
Do not attempt to repair or disassemble the
appliance. There are no user serviceable parts.
To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:
a) When heating food in plastic or paper containers,
check the oven frequently due to the possibility of
b) Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic bags
before placing bag in oven.
c) If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the
appliance and keep the door closed in order to
stifle any flames.
d) Do not use the oven for storage purposes. Do not
leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in
the oven when not in use.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in
delayed eruptive boiling, therefore care has to be
taken when handling the container. Do not place
face directly over container when removing from
Do not fry food in the oven, hot oil can damage
oven parts and utensils, and even result in skin
Eggs in their shell and whole hard-boiled eggs
shall not be heated in the microwave oven since
they may explode. Raw, cracked eggs may be
cooked in microwave safe containers, but the yolk
must be pierced.
Pierce foods with heavy skins such as potatoes,
whole squash, apples and chestnuts before
The contents of feeding bottles and baby
food jars are to be stirred or shaken and
the temperature is to be checked before
consumption, in order to avoid burns.
Cooking utensils may become hot because of
heat transferred from the heated food. Potholders
may be needed to handle the utensil.
Utensils should be checked to ensure that they
are suitable for use in microwave oven.

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