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Important Safeguards; Special Instructions - Black & Decker STEAMADVANTAGE IR008SNA Use And Care Book Manual

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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 liquids.
❍ The iron should always be turned to MIN before plugging or unplugging
from outlet. Never yank cord to disconnect from the 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 iron when storing.
❍ Always disconnect iron from electrical outlet when filling with water or
emptying, 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 service person for examination and repair,
or call the appropriate toll-free number on the cover of this manual.
Incorrect reassembly can cause a risk of electric shock when the iron is
❍ Close supervision is necessary for any appliance being used by or near
children. do not leave iron unattended while connected or on an ironing
❍ 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 reservoir. Avoid rapid movement of
iron to minimize hot water spillage.


❍ To avoid a circuit overload, do not operate another high-wattage appliance
on the same circuit.
❍ If an extension cord is absolutely necessary, a cord rated at 15-ampere
for 120-volt 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.
This product is for household use only.

This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To
reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized
outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into 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.
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 should be replaced by qualified
personnel; in latin America, by an authorized service center.