4. FIRST USE
4.1 Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first
time, the interior and all internal
accessories should be washed with
lukewarm water and some neutral soap
to remove the typical smell of a brand-
new product, then dried thoroughly.
5. DAILY USE
Refer to Safety chapters.
5.1 Freezing fresh food
The freezer compartment is suitable for
freezing fresh food and storing frozen
and deep-frozen food for a long time.
To freeze fresh food activate the
FROSTMATIC function at least 24 hours
before placing the food to be frozen in
the freezer compartment.
The maximum amount of food that can
be frozen in 24 hours is specified on the
rating plate, a label located on the
inside of the appliance.
The freezing process lasts 24 hours:
during this period do not add other food
to be frozen.
When the freezing process is completed,
return to the required temperature (see
In this condition, the
temperature might drop
below 0°C. If this occurs
reset the temperature
regulator to a warmer
5.2 Storage of frozen food
When first starting-up or after a period
out of use, before putting the products
in the compartment let the appliance run
at least 2 hours with the FROSTMATIC
function turned on.
If large quantities of food are to be
stored, remove all drawers from
Do not use detergents or
abrasive powders, as these
will damage the finish.
appliance and place food on glass shelf
to obtain the best performance.
In the event of accidental
defrosting, for example due
to a power failure, if the
power has been off for
longer that the value shown
in the technical data chart
under "Rising time", the
defrosted food must be
consumed quickly or cooked
immediately and then re-
frozen (after cooling).
5.3 Ice-cube production
This appliance is equipped with one or
more trays for the production of ice-
Do not use metallic
instruments to remove the
trays from the freezer.
1. Fill these trays with water
2. Put the ice trays in the freezer
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to
being used, can be thawed in the
refrigerator compartment or at room
temperature, depending on the time
available for this operation.
Small pieces may even be cooked still
frozen, directly from the freezer: in this
case, cooking will take longer.