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. De-
frosted 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 haz-
Do not store cans or bottles con-
taining 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 fresh-
ness 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
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 sub-
stances which could damage the plas-
tic 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 (am-
bient temperatures). It must not be
used in ranges for which it is not de-
signed. The climate range for your ap-
pliance is stated on the data plate in-
side the appliance. Installing it in a
room with too low an ambient tempera-
ture will lead to the appliance switching
off for longer periods so that it cannot
maintain the required temperature.
Never use steam cleaning appara-
tus to defrost or clean the appli-
ance. The steam could attack the elec-
trical components and cause a short