Important Safety Instructions; Special Instructions; Tamper-Resistant Screw - Black & Decker SteamAdvantage AS185 Use And Care Book Manual

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2/22/05
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IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
When using your iron, basic safety precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
❑ READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
❑ Use iron only for its intended use.
❑ To protect against a risk of electric shock, do not immerse the iron in water
or other liquid.
❑ The iron should always be turned to "off" (refere to "How to Use" section)
before plugging into or unplugging from an outlet. Never yank cord to
disconnect from outlet; instead grasp plug and pull to disconnect.
❑ Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces. Let iron cool completely before
putting away. Loop cord loosely around cord wrap when storing.
❑ Always disconnect iron from electrical outlet when filling with or emptying
of water, and when not in use.
❑ Do not operate iron with a damaged cord or if the iron has been dropped
or damaged. To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble the iron,
take it to a qualified serviceman for examination and repair. Or, call the
appropriate toll-free number listed on the cover of this manual. Incorrect
reassembly can cause a risk of electric shock when the iron is used.
❑ Close supervision is necessary for any appliance being used by or near
children. Do not leave iron unattended while connected or on an ironing
board. Always position iron carefully to prevent it from falling if ironing
board is accidentally moved or cord is pulled. Always use heel rest.
❑ Burns can occur from touching hot metal parts, hot water, or steam. Use
caution when you turn a steam iron upside down or use the surge of
steam — there may be hot water in the water tank. Avoid rapid movement
of iron to minimize hot water spillage.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

❑ To avoid a circuit overload, do not operate another high-wattage
appliance on the same circuit.
❑ If an extension cord is absolutely necessary, a 10-ampere and 120-volt,
or 6-ampere and 220-volt cord should be used. Cords rated for less
amperage may overheat. Care should be taken to arrange the cord so that
it cannot be pulled or tripped over.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
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Soft-Touch Parts
Note: The soft-touch parts of this unit are free of natural rubber and latex.
They are safe for individuals allergic or sensitive to these materials.
POLARIZED PLUG (120V Models Only)
This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the
risk of electric shock, this plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the
plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a
qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plug in any way.

TAMPER-RESISTANT SCREW

Warning : This appliance is equipped with a tamper-resistant screw to prevent
removal of the outer cover. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not attempt
to remove the outer cover. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Repair should
be done only by authorized service personnel.
NOTE: If the power supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order
to avoid a hazard.
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