Never wear loose clofhlng while usmg your range. Such clothes could catch
Never heat unopened food contarners. Pressure burld-up may make con
lamer burst and cause Injury
Never let pol handles stick out over the Iron1 of the range. Turn handles
In. over the cooktop, so that they can not be bumped into. Be sure not
to turn handles over another element. They may get hot and burn you.
Always use care when openrng oven door Let hot air or steam oul before
Always move oven racks while oven IS cool
Always use dry pot holders when removing pans from the oven or cooktop.
Moist or damp pot holders can cause steam burns. Do not use a towel
or other bulky cloth.lt may catch fire on the elemenl.
Always use care when touching cooktop elements, areas near cook~of
elements. oven heating elements or insrde the oven. Heatrng elements couk
be hot enough to burn you even rf they are dark In color. The oven ven
duct (see page 8) and the oven door may also become hot dunng rang6
Choose pots and pans with flat bottoms, large enough to cover the entirt
cooktop element. Thts WIII cut down the rusk of settrng pot holders or clothIn<
on fire wrth an uncovered
element and waste less energy.
Never leave fars or cans of fat or drrpprngs on or near the range. Neve
let grease burld up on your range. You can keep g:ease fires from startrn<
If you clean up grease and spills after each range use.
Never try to move a pan of hot fat, especially a deep fat fryer. Wart unt
the fat has cooled.
keep the range area clear and lree from things that will burn
gasoline and other flammable vapors and liqurds. Never store thongs or
an oven or near cooktop elemenls. These things may catch fire and plastic
Items may melt and burn