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Do not expose to rain. Store indoors.
Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close
attention is necessary when used by or near
Use only as described in this manual. Use only
manufacturer's recommended attachments.
Do not use with damaged battery. If appliance
is not working as it should, has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water,
return it to a service center.
Do not handle appliance with wet hands.
Do not put any object into openings. Do not
use with any opening blocked; keep free of
dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce
air flow.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts
of body away from openings and moving parts.
Turn off all controls before removing the
Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
10. Do not use to pick up flammable or combusti-
ble liquids, such as gasoline, or use in areas
where they may be present.
Use only the charger supplied by the manufac-
turer to recharge.
12. Do not pick up anything that is burning or
smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot
13. Do not use without dust bag and/or filters in
14. Do not charge the battery outdoors.
15. Recharge only with the charger specified by
the manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for
one type of battery pack may create a risk of fire
when used with another battery pack.
16. Use power tools only with specifically desig-
nated battery packs. Use of any other battery
packs may create a risk of injury and fire.
17. When (the) battery pack is not in use, keep
it away from other metal objects, like paper
clips, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small
metal objects, that can make a connection
from one terminal to another.
18. Under abusive conditions, liquid may be
ejected from the battery; avoid contact. If con-
tact accidentally occurs, flush with water.
19. Do not use a battery pack or tool that is dam-
aged or modified. Damaged or modified batteries
may exhibit unpredictable behaviour resulting in
fire, explosion or risk of injury.
20. Do not expose a battery pack or tool to fire or
excessive temperature. Exposure to fire or tem-
perature above 130 °C may cause explosion.
21. Follow all charging instructions and do not
charge the battery pack or tool outside the
temperature range specified in the instruc-
tions. Charging improperly or at temperatures
outside the specified range may damage the
battery and increase the risk of fire.
This appliance is intended for household use.
Read this instruction manual and the charger
instruction manual carefully before use.
Do not pick up the following materials:
Hot materials such as lit cigarettes or spark/
metal dust generated by grinding/cutting metal
Flammable materials such as gasoline,
thinner, benzine, kerosene or paint
Explosive materials like nitroglycerin
Ignitable materials such as Aluminum, zinc,
magnesium, titanium, phosphorus or celluloid
Wet dirt, water, oil or the like
Hard pieces with sharp edges, such as
wood chips, metals, stones, glasses,
nails, pins or razors
Powder to clot such as cement or toner
Conductive dust such as metal or carbon
Fine particle like concrete dust
Such action may cause fire, injury and/or prop-
erty damage.
Stop operation immediately if you notice any-
thing abnormal.
If you drop or strike the cleaner, check it care-
fully for cracks or damage before operation.
Do not bring close to stoves or other heat sources.
Do not block the intake hole or vent holes.
Important safety instructions for
battery cartridge
Before using battery cartridge, read all instruc-
tions and cautionary markings on (1) battery
charger, (2) battery, and (3) product using battery.
Do not disassemble or tamper the battery cartridge.
It may result in a fire, excessive heat, or explosion.
If operating time has become excessively shorter,
stop operating immediately. It may result in a risk of
overheating, possible burns and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out
with clear water and seek medical attention right
away. It may result in loss of your eyesight.
Do not short the battery cartridge:
Do not touch the terminals with any con-
ductive material.
Avoid storing battery cartridge in a container
with other metal objects such as nails, coins, etc.
Do not expose battery cartridge to water or rain.
A battery short can cause a large current flow, over-
heating, possible burns and even a breakdown.
Do not store and use the tool and battery car-
tridge in locations where the temperature may
reach or exceed 50 °C (122 °F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if
it is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Do not nail, cut, crush, throw, drop the battery
cartridge, or hit against a hard object to the
battery cartridge. Such conduct may result in a
fire, excessive heat, or explosion.


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