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Intended Use; Safety Instructions - Black & Decker FSL12 Original Instructions Manual

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Intended use

Your Black & Decker fl ashlight has been designed
for providing illumination for home and leisure use.
This product is intended for consumer use only.

Safety instructions

Warning! When using battery-powered appliances,
basic safety precautions, including the following,
should always be followed to reduce the risk of
fi re, leaking batteries, personal injury and material
Read all of this manual carefully before using
the appliance.
The intended use is described in this manual.
The use of any accessory or attachment or
the performance of any operation with this
appliance other than those recommended in
this instruction manual may present a risk of
personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Always take care when using the appliance.
This appliance is not intended for use by young
or infi rm persons without supervision.
The appliance is not to be used as a toy.
Use in a dry location only. Do not allow the unit
to become wet.
Do not immerse the appliance in water.
Do not open body casing. There are no user-
serviceable parts inside.
Do not operate the appliance in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
fl ammable liquids, gases or dust.
To reduce the risk of damage to plugs and cords
never pull the cable to remove the plug from
a socket outlet.
After use
When not in use, the appliance should be stored
in a dry, well ventilated place out of the reach of
Children should not have access to stored
When the appliance is stored or transported
in a vehicle it should be placed in the boot
or restrained to prevent movement following
sudden changes in speed or direction.
The appliance should be protected from direct
sunlight, heat and moisture.
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged
or defective parts. Check for breakage of parts,
damage to switches and any other conditions
that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged
or defective.
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired
or replaced by an authorised repair agent.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts
other than those specifi ed in this manual.
Specifi c safety instructions for fl ashlights
The following safety symbols are marked on your
fl ashlight:
Warning! To reduce the risk of injury, the
user must read the instruction manual.
Warning! Do not touch the lens as it
becomes very hot during operation and
remains hot for several minutes after the
fl ashlight is switched off.
Warning! Burn hazard. Hot lens may cause
property damage or fi re. Do not touch or
obstruct the lens.
Allow the fl ashlight to fully cool down before
storage or charging.
Keep combustible materials away from fl ashlight
lens. Extreme heat can cause fi res.
Never place the light face-down on any surface
when it is switched on or cooling.
Do not leave the fl ashlight unattended. Keep
children and animals away from the work area.
Inspect the lens for damage following impact or if
the fl ashlight is dropped. Do not operate without
the lens in place or with a damaged lens.
Never look directly into the light or shine the light
into another person's eyes.
Do not immerse fl ashlight in water.
Additional safety instructions for batteries and
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose the battery to water.
Do not store in locations where the temperature
may exceed 40 °C.
Charge only at ambient temperatures between
10 °C and 40 °C.
Charge only using the charger provided with the
When disposing of bat teries, follow the
instructions given in the section "Protecting the
Do not attempt to charge damaged batteries.
Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge the
battery in the appliance with which it was supplied.


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