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6. HELPFUL HINTS AND TIPS

6.1 Hints for freezing
To help you make the most of the freezing
process, here are some important hints:
• the maximum quantity of food which can
be frozen in 24 hrs. is shown on the rat-
ing plate;
• the freezing process takes 24 hours. No
further food to be frozen should be add-
ed during this period;
• only freeze top quality, fresh and thor-
oughly cleaned, foodstuffs;
• prepare food in small portions to enable
it to be rapidly and completely frozen
and to make it possible subsequently to
thaw only the quantity required;
• wrap up the food in aluminium foil or pol-
ythene and make sure that the packages
are airtight;
• do not allow fresh, unfrozen food to
touch food which is already frozen, thus
avoiding a rise in temperature of the lat-
ter;
• lean foods store better and longer than
fatty ones; salt reduces the storage life of
food;

7. CARE AND CLEANING

CAUTION!
Unplug the appliance before carry-
ing out any maintenance operation.
This appliance contains hydrocar-
bons in its cooling unit; mainte-
nance and recharging must there-
fore only be carried out by author-
ized technicians.
7.1 Periodic cleaning
The equipment has to be cleaned regularly:
• clean the inside and accessories with
lukewarm water and some neutral soap.
• regularly check the door seals and wipe
clean to ensure they are clean and free
from debris.
• rinse and dry thoroughly.
• water ices, if consumed immediately af-
ter removal from the freezer compart-
ment, can possibly cause the skin to be
freeze burnt;
• it is advisable to show the freezing in
date on each individual pack to enable
you to keep tab of the storage time.
6.2 Hints for storage of frozen
food
To obtain the best performance from this
appliance, you should:
• make sure that the commercially frozen
foodstuffs were adequately stored by the
retailer;
• be sure that frozen foodstuffs are trans-
ferred from the foodstore to the freezer
in the shortest possible time;
• not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than absolutely necessary;
• once defrosted, food deteriorates rapidly
and cannot be refrozen;
• do not exceed the storage period indica-
ted by the food manufacturer.
Do not pull, move or damage any
pipes and/or cables inside the cab-
inet.
Never use detergents, abrasive
powders, highly perfumed cleaning
products or wax polishes to clean
the interior as this will damage the
surface and leave a strong odour.
Clean the condenser (black grill) and the
compressor at the back of the appliance
with a brush. This operation will improve
the performance of the appliance and save
electricity consumption.
Take care of not to damage the
cooling system.
Many proprietary kitchen surface cleaners
contain chemicals that can attack/damage
the plastics used in this appliance. For this
reason it is recommended that the outer

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