Do not refreeze thawed or partially
Defrosted food should be used as
quickly as possible as food soon loses
its nutritional value and goes off.
Defrosted food may only be re-frozen
after it has been cooked.
Never store explosive materials in
Switching on thermostats may produce
sparks which could present a fire
Do not store cans or bottles
containing carbonated drinks or
liquids which could freeze in the
freezer. The cans or bottles could
explode. Danger of injury and damage
to the appliance.
When cooling drinks quickly in the
freezer make sure bottles are not
left in for more than one hour, otherwise
they could burst. Danger of injury and
damage to the appliance.
Observe the "use by" dates given
on food to avoid the risk of food
poisoning. Storage times will depend
on several factors including the
freshness and quality of the food as
well as the temperature at which it is
stored. Follow the instructions given on
food manufacturer's packaging on
storage conditions required as well as
the "use by" date.
Do not use sharp edged objects to
– remove frost and ice,
– separate frozen foods and remove
They will damage the evaporator and
the appliance will not be able to be
used again (total damage).
Never place electric heaters or
candles in the appliance to defrost
it. These can damage the plastic parts.
Do not use defrosting sprays, or
de-icers as they could contain
substances which could damage the
plastic parts and which may cause the
build up of gases and pose a danger to
Do not use any grease or oil on the
door seals. These cause the seals
to become porous in the course of time.
Do not block the ventilation gaps in
the appliance as this would impair
the efficiency of the appliance, increase
the electricity consumption and could
cause damage to the appliance.
The appliance is designed for use
within certain climate ranges
(ambient temperatures). It must not be
used in ranges for which it is not
designed. The climate range for your
appliance is stated on the data plate
inside the appliance. Installing it in a
room with too low an ambient
temperature will lead to the appliance
switching off for longer periods so that
it cannot maintain the required
Never use steam cleaning
apparatus to defrost or clean the
appliance. The steam could attack the
electrical components and cause a