5. DAILY USE
Refer to Safety chapters.
5.1 Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first
time, the interior and all internal
accessories should be washed with
lukewarm water and some neutral soap
to remove the typical smell of a brand-
new product, then dried thoroughly.
Do not use detergents,
abrasive powders, chlorine
or oil-based cleaners as they
will damage the finish.
5.2 Freezing and storage of
The freezer compartment is suitable for
freezing fresh food and storing frozen
and deep-frozen food for a long time.
When first starting-up or after a period
out of use, before putting the products
in the compartment let the appliance run
at least 2 hours with the Frostmatic
function turned on.
To freeze fresh food place it in the two
The maximum amount of food that can
be frozen in 24 hours is specified on the
rating plate, a label located on the
inside of the appliance.
The freezing process lasts 24 hours,
during this period do not add other food
to be frozen.
In the event of accidental
defrosting, for example due
to a power failure, if the
power has been off for
longer than the value shown
in the technical
characteristics chart under
"rising time", the defrosted
food must be consumed
quickly or cooked
immediately and then re-
frozen (after cooling).
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to
being used, can be thawed in the
refrigerator compartment or at room
temperature, depending on the time
available for this operation.
Small pieces may even be cooked still
frozen, directly from the freezer: in this
case, cooking will take longer.
5.4 Ice-cube production
This appliance is equipped with one or
more trays for the production of ice-
Do not use metallic
instruments to remove the
trays from the freezer.
1. Fill these trays with water
2. Put the ice trays in the freezer
5.5 Cold accumulators
The freezer contains at least one cold
accumulator which increases storage
time in the event of a power cut or