Coffeemaker Safety - GE 106721 Instruction Manual

General electric coffeemaker owner's manual
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Coffeemaker Safety

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce
the risk of fire, electric shock, and/or injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions.
2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or
knobs. Care must be taken, as burns can
occur from touching hot parts or from
spilled, hot liquid.
3. To protect against electric shock, do not
place cord, plug or coffeemaker in water
or other liquid.
4. Close supervision is necessary when any
appliance is used by or near children.
5. Unplug from outlet when either the
coffeemaker or clock is not in use and
before cleaning. Allow to cool before
putting on or taking off parts and before
cleaning the appliance.
6. Coffeemaker must be operated on a flat
surface away from the edge of counter to
prevent accidental tipping.
7. Do not operate any appliance with a
damaged cord or plug, or after the
appliance malfunctions or is dropped
or damaged in any manner. Call our
toll-free customer assistance number for
information on examination, repair or
electrical or mechanical adjustment.
8. The use of accessory attachments not
recommended by the appliance
manufacturer may result in fire,
electrical shock or personal injury.
9. Do not use outdoors.
10. Do not let cord hang over edge of table
or counter or touch hot surfaces,
including stove.
11. The carafe is designed for use with this
coffeemaker. It must never be used on
a range top or in a microwave oven.
12. Do not set a hot carafe on a wet or cold
13. Do not use a cracked carafe or one with
a loose or weakened handle.
14. Do not clean carafe with cleansers, steel
wool pads, or other abrasive cleaners.
15. Be certain carafe lid is securely in place
during brew cycle and when pouring
coffee. Do not use force when placing
lid on carafe.
16. Do not place coffeemaker on or near
a hot gas or electric burner or in a
heated oven.
17. To disconnect coffeemaker, turn
controls to OFF; then remove plug from
wall outlet.
18. Warning: To reduce the risk of fire or
electric shock, do not remove the bottom
cover. No user serviceable parts are inside.
Repair should be done by authorized
service personnel only.
19. Do not use appliance for other than
intended use.



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