When using any electrical appliance, basic safety
precautions should be followed, including the following:
To reduce risk of burns, electric shock, fire, personal
injury or exposure to excessive microwave energy:
1. Read all safety instructions before using the
2. Read and follow the specific "Precautions to avoid
possible exposure to excessive microwave energy" on
the previous page.
3. This appliance must be grounded. Connect only to
properly grounded outlets. See Important "Grounding
instructions" on page 4 of this manual.
4. Install or locate this appliance only in accordance with
the provided installation instructions.
5. Some products such as whole eggs and sealed
containers (for example, closed glass jars) can
explode if heated rapidly. Never heat them in a
6. Use this appliance only for its intended use as
described in the manual. Do not put corrosive
chemicals or vapors in or on this appliance. This type
of oven is specifically designed to heat, cook, or dry
food. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use.
7. As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary
when it is used by children.
8. Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord
or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been
damaged or dropped.
9. This appliance should be repaired or serviced only
by qualified service personnel. Contact the nearest
authorized service facility for examination, repair, or
10. Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.
11. Do not tamper with or make any adjustments or
repairs to the door.
12. Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use this
product near water, for example, near a kitchen sink,
in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or similar
13. Do not immerse the cord or plug in water.
14. Keep the cord away from heated surfaces. (including
the back of the oven).
15. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or
16. When cleaning surfaces of the door and oven that
come together when the door closes, use only mild,
nonabrasive soaps, or detergents applied with a
sponge or soft cloth. Unplug the microwave before
17. To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity.
a. Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance
when paper, plastic, or other combustible materials
are placed inside the oven to facilitate cooking.
b. Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic bags
before placing the bags in the oven.
c. If materials inside the oven ignite, keep the oven
door closed, turn the oven off, and disconnect the
power cord, or shut off the power at the fuse or
circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire
d. Do not use the cavity for storage purposes. Do not
leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food in
the cavity when not in use.
18. Liquids, such as water, milk, coffee, or tea can
be overheated beyond the boiling point without
appearing to be boiling. Visible bubbling or boiling
when the container is removed from the microwave
oven is not always present. THIS COULD RESULT
IN VERY HOT LIQUIDS SUDDENLY BOILING OVER
WHEN THE CONTAINER IS DISTURBED OR A
SPOON OR OTHER UTENSIL IS INSERTED INTO
THE LIQUID. To reduce the risk of injury:
a. Do not overheat liquid.
b. Stir liquid both before and halfway through heating
c. Do not use straight-sided containers with narrow
d. After heating, allow liquids to stand in the
microwave oven for a short time before removing
e. Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or other
utensil into heated liquids.
Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently - Grease should
not be allowed to accumulate on the hood of the filter.
2. When flaming foods under the hood, turn the fan on.
3. Use care when cleaning the vent-hood filter. Corrosive
cleaning agents, such as lye-based oven cleaner, may
damage the filter.
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