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Blender Safety; Important Safeguards; Consumer Safety Information - GE 681131689441 Owner's Manual

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Blender Safety


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be
observed, including the following:
1. Read all instructions carefully
before using the appliance.
2. Check that the voltage range given
on the appliance rating label corre-
sponds with that of your main voltage.
3. Keep children away when
appliance is in use.
4. This appliance is suitable for
normal household use only and
not for commercial use.
5. Use the appliance only on a level
working surface.
6. Do not hold the appliance on the
slant while it is working.
7. Never put your fingers in the
blender jar or mill cup while
attached to blender base.
8. Do not operate the appliance with
a damaged cord or plug or after
the appliance malfunctions or has
been dropped or damaged. Return
the appliance for examination,
adjustments, or repair.

Consumer Safety Information

This appliance is intended
for household use only
This appliance is equipped with a
polarized plug. This type of plug has one
blade wider than the other. The plug will
fit into an electrical outlet only one way.
This is a safety feature intended to help
reduce the risk of electrical shock. If you
are unable to insert the plug into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact a qualified
electrician to replace the obsolete outlet.
Do not attempt to defeat the safety
purpose of the polarized plug by
modifying the plug in any way.The
length of the cord used on this appliance
was selected to reduce the hazards of
9. The use of attachments not
recommended may cause fire,
electrical shock, or risk of injury.
10. Never open the cover before the
motor has stopped.
11. Never immerse the motor base in
water; wipe with a damp cloth to
clean it.
12. Unplug the unit when not in use and
whenever you clean or move the unit.
13. To disconnect the appliance, set
control to off, grip plug and pull
from wall outlet. Never yank on cord.
14. Repairs on electrical appliances
must only be done by authorized
service personnel. Faulty,
unqualified repair work may cause
accidents or injury to the user.
15. Do not use the appliance if the
stainless steel blade is damaged.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by the manufacturer or its
service agent or a similarly qualified
person in order to avoid a hazard.
becoming tangled in or tripping over a
longer cord. If a longer cord is necessary,
an approved extension cord may be
used. The electrical rating of the
extension cord must be equal to or
greater than the rating of the blender.
Care must be taken to arrange the
extension cord so that it will not drape
over the countertop or tabletop where it
can be pulled on by children or
accidentally tripped over. If the cutting
blades lock and do not move, this will
damage the motor. Do not use. Call the
toll-free customer assistance number for
information. Do not place blender jar in
the freezer filled with food or liquid.
This will freeze and damage the cutting


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