USING YOUR COOKTOP:
• Do not leave children alone--
Children should not be left alone
or unattended in an area where
an appliance is in use. They
should never be allowed to sit
or stand on any part of the
• Do not allow anyone to climb,
stand or hang on the cooktop.
• CAUTION: ITEMS OF INTEREST
TO CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE
STORED IN CABINETS ABOVE A
CLIMBING ON THE COOKTOP TO
REACH ITEMS COULD BE
SERIOUS LY INJURED.
• Always keep dish towels, dish
cloths, pot holders and other linens a safe distance
from your cooktop.
• Always keep wooden and plastic utensils
and canned food a safe distance away from
• Never wear loose-fitting or
using the appliance. Be
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careful when reaching for
items stored in cabinets over
the cooktop. Flammable
material could be ignited if
brought in contact with hot
surface units and may cause severe burns.
• Teach children not to play with thecontrols
other part of the cooktop.
• Always keep combustible wall coverings, curtains
or drapes a safe distance frornyour
• Use only dry pot holders--moist
or damp pot holders
on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not
let pot holders touch hot surface units. Do not use a
towel or other bulky cloth in place of a pot holder. Such
cloths can catch fire on a hot surface unit.
- Do not use water on
grease fires. Never pick
up a flaming pan. Turn off
the surface unit, then
smother flaming pan by
covering pan completely
with well-fitting lid, cookie
sheet or flat tray or, if
available, a multi-purpose
dry chemical or foam-type
Flaming grease outside a
pan can be put out by covering with baking soda or,
if available, a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam4ype
Flaming grease inside a pan can be put out by covering
w th baking soda or, f ava ablea
mult -purpose dry
chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
• Keep hood and grease filters clean to maintain
good ventingand to avoid grease fires.
• Do not store flammable
materials near the
• Do not store or use
gasoline, or other
liquids in the vicinity of
this or any appliance.
• When preparing flaming foods under the hood, turn
the fan on.
° Do not let cooking grease or other flammable
materials accumulate on the cooktop,
• For your safety, never use your appliance for
warming or heating the room.
• Do not touch surface units. These surfaces may be
hot enough to burneven though they are dark in color.
During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or
other flammable materials contact surface units or
areas nearby surface units; allow sufficient time for
Potentially hot surfaces include the cooktop and areas
near the cooktop.
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