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Important Safety Instructions - Maytag CWE9000CDE Owner's Manual

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IMPORTANT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
Information
in this Safety Instruction
section
covers all electric cooking appliances.
You may
find some information
that does not pertain to
)'our particular
appliance.
Please review this
section before using your cooking appliance.
The follo,Mng instructions
are based on safety"
considerations
and must be strictly followed to
eliminate
the potential
risks of fire, electric
shock, or personal
injury.
Proper
Installation:
Be sure ),our appliance
is
properly
inst_led
and grounded
by a qualified
technician.
NEVER
USE YOUR APPLIANCE
FOR
WARMING
OR HEATING
THE
ROOM.
Wear Proper
Apparel:
Loose-fitting
or
hanging garments
should never be worn while
using the appliance.
User Servicing:
Do not repair or replace any
part of the appliance
unless specifically
recommended
in the User's Guide. All other
servicing
should be referred
to a qualified
technician.
Ahvays disconnect
the unit or cut off
the power to the unit before any servicing.
Storage
In, On or Near
the Appliance:
Do
not store or use gasoline or other flammable
materials,
vapors and liquids in the oven or in
the vicinity oft_his or any other appliance.
The
fumes can create a fire hazard or an explosion.
Do not use the oven as a storage area for food or
cooking utensils.
Do Not Use Water
on Grease
Fires:
Smother
the fire or
flame or use a dry
chemical
or foam-type
extinguisher,
if
available, or sprinkle
heaxdb, with baking soda.
Use Dry Pot holders
Only:
Moist or damp pot
holders
on hot surfaces
inay result in burns from
steam. Do not let the pot holder touch the hot
heating
elements.
Do not use towels or other
bulky cloths.
Protective
Liners:
Do not use aluminum
foil
to line the oven bottom,
except as suggested
in
the User's Guide. The improper
installation
of
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these liners may result in a risk of electric
shock
or fire.
Use Care When
Opening
the Oven
Door:
Let any hot air or steam escape before removing
or replacing
the |hod.
Do Not Heat Unopened
Food
Containers:
The build-up
of pressure
may cause a container
to burst and result in an injury,
Keep
the Oven
Vent Duets
UNOBSTRUCTED:
(located
between
the
oven door and the control panel of wail oven )
Blockage of the vent prevents
the proper
oven
air circulation
and v_ll "affect the oven
performance,
Avoid touching
the oven vent area
while the oven is on and for several minutes
after
the oven is turned
off. Some paa_s of the vent
and the surrounding
area may become
hot
enough
to canse burns.
Placement
of the Oven
Racks:
Ahvays place
the oven racks in the desired
location while the
oven is cooI. If the rack must be moved while
hot, use care to avoid contact
of the pot holder
with the oven element.
Ventilating
Hoods:
Clean ventilating
hood
frequently
to prevent
grease from accumulating
on it or its filter. When "flaming"
foods under the
hood, or if a boilover results in an open flame,
immediately
tuna off the hood's ventilating
fian.
The fan can cause flame to spread. After flame is
thoroughly
extinguished,
the fan may be turned
on to remove
unpleasant
odor or smoke.
Important
Safety
Notice
and Warning:
The
California
Safe Drinking
Water and Toxic
Enforcement
Act of 1986 (Proposition
65)
requires
the Governor
of California
to publish
a
list of substances
know_ to the State of
California
to cause cancer
or reproductive
harm,
and requires
businesses
to warn customers
of
potential
exposures
to such substances.
Users of this appliance
are hereby warned
that
when the appliance
is engaged
in the self-clean
cTele there may be some low-level exposure
to
some of the listed substances,
including
carbon
monoxide.
Exposure
to these substances
can be
minimized
by properly
venting the appliance
to
the outdoors
during
the sell-clean
cycle.

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