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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
transferred from the store to the
freezer in the shortest possible time;

7. CARE AND CLEANING

WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
7.1 Periodic cleaning
CAUTION!
Unplug the appliance before
carrying out any
maintenance operation.
Do not use detergents,
abrasive products, highly
perfumed cleaning products
or wax polishes to clean the
inner side of the appliance.
Prevent damage to the
cooling system.
There is no need to clean
the compressor area.
1. Switch off the appliance.
2. Regularly clean the appliance and
the accessories with warm water and
neutral soap.
Clean the lid seal carefully.
3. Remove the vented floor.
4. Fully dry the appliance.
5. Install the vented floor.
6. Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket.
7. Switch on the appliance.
• not open the lid frequently or leave it
open longer than absolutely
necessary.
• Once defrosted, food deteriorates
rapidly and cannot be refrozen.
• Do not exceed the storage period
indicated by the food manufacturer.
7.2 Defrosting the freezer
CAUTION!
Never use sharp metal tools
to scrape off frost as you
could damage the appliance.
Do not use a mechanical
device or any artificial
means to speed up the
thawing process other than
those recommended by the
manufacturer. A temperature
rise of the frozen food packs,
during defrosting, may
shorten their safe storage
life.
Defrost the freezer when the frost layer
reaches a thickness of about 10-15 mm.
The amount of frost on the walls of the
appliance will be increased by the high
level of the outer environment humidity
and if the frozen food is not wrapped
properly.
The best time to defrost the freezer when
it contains no or only a little food.
1. Switch off the appliance.
2. Remove any stored food, wrap it in
several layers of newspaper and put
it in a cool place.
3. Leave the lid open , remove the plug
from the defrost water drain and
collect all defrost water on a tray.
4. When defrosting is completed, dry
the interior thoroughly and refit the
plug.
5. Switch on the appliance.
6. Set the temperature regulator to
obtain the maximum coldness and
ENGLISH
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