Black & Decker IR0820C - Iron Manual

Black & Decker IR0820C - Iron Manual


Black & Decker IR0820C - Iron Manual


Product may vary slightly from what is illustrated.

  1. Spray nozzle
  2. Water-fill opening
  3. Fabric select dial
  4. Spray button
  5. 360° pivoting cord
  1. Heel rest
  2. Fabric guide
  3. Water tank
  4. Soleplate

When using your iron for the first time, you may notice water residue inside the unit. This is normal.


1 Synthetic 2 Nylon • Silk 3 Polyester • Rayon
4 Cotton Blends 5 Wools 6 Cotton • Line


Please Read and Save this Use and Care Book.
When using your iron, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:

  • Use iron only for its intended use.
  • To protect against a risk of electric shock, do not immerse the iron in water or other liquids.
  • The iron should always be turned to the minimum (min) setting before plugging or unplugging from outlet. Never pull on the cord to disconnect from the outlet; instead grasp plug and pull to disconnect.
  • Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces. Let iron cool completely before putting away. Loop cord loosely around iron when storing.
  • Always disconnect iron from electrical outlet when filling with water or emptying, and when not in use.
  • Do not operate iron with a damaged cord, or if the iron has been dropped or damaged. To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble the iron; take it to a qualified service person for examination and repair, or call the appropriate toll-free number on the cover of this manual. Incorrect reassembly can cause a risk of electric shock when the iron is used.
  • If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
  • Close supervision is necessary for any appliance being used by or near children. Do not leave iron unattended while connected or on an ironing board.
  • Burns can occur from touching hot metal parts, hot water or steam. Use caution when you turn a steam iron upside down or use the surge of steam—there may be hot water in the reservoir. Avoid rapid movement of iron to minimize hot water spillage.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • The iron must be used and rested on a stable surface.
  • When placing the iron on its stand, ensure that the surface on which the stand is placed is stable.
  • The iron is not to be used if it has been dropped, if there is visible signs of damage or if it is leaking.


  • To avoid a circuit overload, do not operate another high-wattage appliance on the same circuit.
  • If an extension cord is absolutely necessary, use a cord rated 15 amperes minimum. A cord rated for less amperage can result in a risk of fire or electric shock due to overheating. Care shall be taken to arrange the cord so that it cannot be pulled or be tripped over.

This product is for household use only.


This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plug in any way.


This appliance is equipped with a tamper-resistant screw to prevent removal of the outer cover. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not attempt to remove the outer cover. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Repair should be done only by authorized service personnel.
Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it should be replaced by qualified personnel or in Latin America by an authorized service center.


This appliance is intended for household use only.


  • Remove any labels, stickers or tags attached to the body or soleplate of the iron, and the plastic band around the power plug.
  • Remove and save literature.
  • Please go to to register your warranty.

Note: Use ordinary tap water for ironing. Do not use water processed through a home softening system.

For optimum performance, let the iron stand for 90 seconds before beginning to iron.


  1. Tilt the iron and using a clean measuring cup, pour water into water fill opening until the water reaches the MAX mark on the water tank. Refill as needed.
  2. Plug in the iron.

Tip: If unsure of a garment's fiber, test a small area (on an inside seam or hem) before ironing.

The Smart Steam system automatically generates the right amount of steam for the fabric type selected. Once you select the temperature, the Smart Steam technology detects the temperature and adjusts the steam power accordingly.

  1. Turn the fabric select dial to appropriate setting (between 4 and 6) for your fabric. See fabric guide on heel rest and read garment's label to help you determine fabric type. Be sure there is water in the reservoir. Steam is automatically turned off between settings 0 and 3.
  2. When finished ironing, turn the fabric select dial to 0 and unplug the iron.

Always stand the iron on its heel rest when powered on and not in use.

Use to dampen tough wrinkles at any setting

  1. Be sure the iron is filled with water.
  2. On first use, pump the button several times.

The anti drip system prevents water spotting at low temperatures.


  1. Turn the fabric select dial to setting 1, 2 or 3 (DRY) to iron without steam. The Smart Steam ™ system will automatically turn steam off.
  2. To dry iron at higher settings, empty the water from the reservoir to prevent steaming.

Note: It is not necessary to empty the water tank after each use.

  1. Unplug the iron and let it cool.
  2. To release the water, hold the iron over a sink with the tip pointing down. Water will empty out the water-fill opening.


This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified service personnel.


  1. Make sure iron is unplugged and has cooled completely. Wipe the soleplate and outer surfaces with a soft cloth dampened with water and mild household detergent. Never use abrasives, heavy-duty cleansers, vinegar or scouring pads that may scratch or discolor the iron.
  2. After cleaning, steam iron over an old cloth to remove any residue from the steam vents.


  1. Unplug the iron and let it cool completely.
  2. Check that the fabric select dial is set to 0.
  3. Store iron on its heel rest. Storing iron on its soleplate can cause leaks or damage.


For service, repair or any questions regarding your appliance, call the appropriate 800 number on cover of this book. Please DO NOT return the product to the place of purchase. Also, please DO NOT mail product back to manufacturer, nor bring it to a service center. You may also want to consult the website listed on this sheet.

Two-Year Limited Warranty
(Applies only in the United States and Canada)
What does it cover?

  • Any defect in material or workmanship provided; however, Spectrum Brands' liability will not exceed the purchase price of product.

For how long?

  • Two years from the date of original purchase with proof of such purchase.

What will we do to help you?

  • Provide you with a reasonably similar replacement product that is either new or factory refurbished.

How do you get service?

  • Save your receipt as proof of date of sale.
  • Visit the online service website at, or call toll-free 1-800-465-6070, for general warranty service.
  • If you need parts or accessories, please call 1-800-738-0245.

What does your warranty not cover?

  • Damage from commercial use
  • Damage from misuse, abuse or neglect
  • Products that have been modified in any way
  • Products used or serviced outside the country of purchase
  • Glass parts and other accessory items that are packed with the unit
  • Shipping and handling costs associated with the replacement of the unit
  • Consequential or incidental damages (Please note, however, that some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so this limitation may not apply to you.)

How does state law relate to this warranty?

  • This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state or province to province.

BLACK & DECKER, BLACK+DECKER, the BLACK & DECKER and BLACK+DECKER logos and product names are trademarks of The Black & Decker Corporation, used under license. All rights reserved.
All other marks are Trademarks of Spectrum Brands, Inc.
Made in China.
© 2017 The Black & Decker Corporation and Spectrum Brands, Inc., Middleton, WI 53562

Customer Care Line: 1-800-465-6070
For online customer service:


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