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Important Safeguards; Tamper-Resistant Screw; Electrical Cord - Black & Decker Home SmartBrew Series Manual

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When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always
be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and/or injury to
persons, including the following:
❍ do not touch hot surfaces. Use handle or knobs.
❍ To protect against electric shock, do not place cord, plug or appliance in
water or other liquids.
❍ Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near
❍ Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool
before putting on or taking off parts and before cleaning the appliance.
❍ do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the
appliance malfunctions, or has been damaged in any manner. Return
the appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination,
repair or adjustment. or, call the appropriate toll-free number on the
cover of this manual.
❍ The use of an accessory not evaluated for use with this appliance may
cause injuries.
❍ do not use outdoors.
❍ do not let cord hang over the edge of table or counter, or touch hot
❍ do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner or in a heated oven.
❍ To disconnect, turn any control to oFF (o), then remove plug from wall
❍ do not use this appliance for other than intended use.
❍ Keep lid on the carafe when in use.
❍ Scalding may occur if the lid is removed during the brewing cycles.
❍ The carafe is designed for use with this appliance. It must never be used
on a range top.
❍ do not set a hot carafe on a wet or cold surface.
❍ do not use a cracked carafe or a carafe having a loose or weakened
❍ do not clean carafe with cleansers, steel wool pads or other abrasive
This product is for household use only.
POLARIZED PLUG (20V Models 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.


a) A short power-supply cord (or detachable power-supply cord) is to
be provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming entangled in
or tripping over a longer cord.
b) longer detachable power-supply cords or extension cords are
available and may be used if care is exercised in their use.
c) If a long detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used,
1) The marked electrical rating of the detachable power-supply
cord or extension cord should be at least as great as the
electrical rating of the appliance,
2) If the appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord
should be a grounding-type 3-wire cord, and
3) The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over
the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children
or tripped over.
Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it should be replaced by
qualified personnel; in latin America, by an authorized service center.

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