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Important Safety Instructions - Honeywell HZ 315 - Quick Heat Ceramic Heater Owner's Manual

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When using electrical appliances, basic precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, and injury to persons, including the
1. Read all instructions before using this heater.
2. This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surface.
If provided, use handles when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials, such
as furniture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 3 feet (0.9 m)
from the front of the heater and keep them away from the sides and rear.
3. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used by or near children or invalids
and whenever the heater is left operating and unattended.
4. Always unplug heater when not in use.
5. Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater
malfunctions, has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Return heater to
authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or
6. Do not use outdoors.
7. This heater is rated at 1500W, 120 VAC. It is intended for use on tabletops, desktops
and floors. It is not to be used in wet or moist locations, such as bathrooms and
laundry areas. If an extension cord must be used, it must be 14 gauge or larger and
rated no less than 1875 watts.
8. Do not run cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or the
like. Arrange cord away from traffic areas where it will not be tripped over.
9. This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the
risk of shock, this plug is intended to fit only one way in a polarized outlet. If the plug
does not fit securely in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a
qualified electrician. DO NOT attempt to defeat this safety feature.
10. This heater draws 12.5 amps during operation. To prevent overloading a circuit, do
not plug the heater into a circuit that already has other appliances working.
11. It is normal for the plug to feel warm to the touch; however, a loose fit between the
AC outlet (receptacle) and plug may cause overheating and distortion of the plug.
Contact a qualified electrician to replace loose or worn outlet.
12. To disconnect the heater, first turn controls to the OFF position, then grip the plug and
pull it from the wall outlet. Never pull by the cord.
13. Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening as
this may cause an electric shock or fire, or damage the heater.
14. To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intakes or exhaust in any manner. Do not
use on soft surface, like a bed, where openings may become blocked.
15. A heater has hot and arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in the areas where
gasoline, paint, or flammable liquids are used or stored.
16. Use this heater only as described in this manual. Any other use not recommended by
the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
17. The output of this heater may vary and its temperature may become intense enough to

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