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Ceramic Glass Cooktop
Sealed Burner Model
Use and Care of Glass Surface
Cleaning Materials for Ceramic Glass Cooktop
Some cleaning materials may contain an ingredient which can damage the cooktop. Use recommended
materials only (see below). Cleaner cream should be used regularly. Prior to using your cooktop for the
first time, apply a cleaner cream to the ceramic surface. A sample of CERAMA BRYTE
is supplied with your range. More are available in stores if needed.
Use only recommended cleaning products and follow these basic cleaning suggestions.
1. BEFORE THE COOKTOP IS USED. Thoroughly clean and saturate the cooktop with cleaner cream.
a) Dampen clean paper towel and clean unit.
b) Wipe off with another clean, damp paper towel; then wipe dry.
2. For normal daily cleaning, apply a dab of cleaner cream in the center of each unit-area to be
cleaned. Start with approximately 1/8 teaspoon. (Apply more if needed). Then, proceed as stated
above in (a and b).
3. Make sure bottom of cookware and cooking area are clean and dry.
4. Select heat settings and cookware large enough for food and liquid. This stops boilovers and spatterings.
5. Wipe up food spills and spatters before they burn into surface.
IMPORTANT Regularly use cleaner cream. If you run out of cleaner cream, use one of the cleansers listed.
Be sure to get a new supply of cleaner cream.
Never mix cleaning products! Mixtures may interact, with damaging or hazardous results.
Do Use on Ceramic Glass Cooktop
1. Baking soda.
2. Non-impregnated plastic and nylon pads.
3. For burned on material, scrape with single-edged razor blade, held at a 30° angle.
4. Ceramic glass cleaning cream.
cleaner cream.
Do not Use on Ceramic Glass Cooktop
1. Avoid pads, that can leave marks and scratches.
2. Avoid heavy-duty cleansing powders, these can scratch, depending on their abrasiveness and cleaning pressure applied.
3. Avoid chemical oven cleaners. These can etch the cooktop surface and are caustic.
4. Avoid rust stain removers containing hydrofluoric acid.
5. Avoid using bleach and don't use ammonia.
Special Cleaning Instructions for Mineral Deposits and Discolorations
Problem: A gray brown stain that is not removed when using cleaner cream.
Cause: Condensation, when cooking, often collects and drips from cookware. The minerals found in water supply and foods may
cause a gray or brown film to develop on cooktop. This film is so thin it cannot be felt and appears to be under cooktop.
To Prevent: Daily and proper use of cleaner cream.
To Remove:
– Wet surface with water and sprinkle on cleaner cream.
– Scrub with clean, damp paper towel until stain disappears.
– Clean remaining paste away with damp paper towel.
– Apply dab of cleaner cream and polish with a clean paper towel.
– Do not use cleansers on a heated surface. Fumes could be hazardous. Wait for area to cool before cleaning.
– Do not use cleaner cream to clean porcelain, paint or aluminium.
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