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Important Safety Instructions - KitchenAid KCMS185J Use & Care Manual

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Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and
obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or
"WARNING." These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury,
and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
When using electrical appliances basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
To reduce the risk of burns,
electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure
to excessive microwave energy:
• Read all instructions
before using the
microwave oven.
• Read and follow the specific "PRECAUTIONS TO
MICROWAVE ENERGY" found in this section.
• The microwave oven must be grounded. Connect
only to properly grounded outlet. See "GROUND-
ING INSTRUCTIONS" found in the "Installation
• Install or locate the microwave oven only in
accordance with the installation instructions.
• Some products such as whole eggs and sealed
containers - for example, closed glass jars -
may explode and should not be heated in the
microwave oven.
• Use the microwave oven only for its intended use
as described in this manual. Do not use corrosive
chemicals or vapors in the microwave oven. This
type of oven is specifically designed to heat,
cook, or dry food. It is not designed for industrial
or laboratory use.
• As with any appliance, close supervision is
necessary when used by children.
• Do not operate the microwave oven if it has a
damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly,
or if it has been damaged or dropped.
• The microwave oven should be serviced only by
qualified service personnel. Call an authorized
service company for examination, repair or
• Do not cover or block any openings on the
microwave oven.
• Do not store the microwave oven outdoors. Do
not use the microwave oven near water - for
example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement,
or near a swimming pool, and the like.
• Do not immerse cord or plug in water.
• Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
• Do not let cord hang over edge of table or count-
• See door surface cleaning instructions in the
"Caring for Your Microwave Oven" section.
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