Important Safety Instructions
range have been designed, tested and listed
by an independent test laboratory for use in
combination with each other.
• Stepping, leaning or sitting on this cooktop
can result in serious injuries and also cause
damage to the cooktop. Do not allow children
to climb or play around the cooktop.
• NEVER use this appliance as a space heater
to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result
in carbon monoxide poisoning and overheating
of the oven.
• Storage on Appliance—Flammable materials
should not be stored on the cooktop or near
surface units. This includes paper, plastic and
cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware
and towels, as well as ﬂ ammable liquids. Do
not store explosives, such as aerosol cans, on
or near the cooktop. Flammable materials may
explode and result in ﬁ re or property damage.
• Do Not Leave Children Alone—Children
should not be left alone or unattended in the
area where appliance is in use. They should
never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of
Do not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above the cooktop. Children climbing
on the cooktop to reach items could be seriously
• DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS/
UNIT, GRATES OR AREAS NEAR THESE
BURNERS/UNIT. Surface burners/unit may be
hot even though ﬂ ames are not visible/ unit is
dark in color. Areas near surface burners/unit
may become hot enough to cause burns. During
and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or
other ﬂ ammable materials touch these areas
until they have had sufﬁ cient time to cool. Among
these areas are the cooktop and surfaces facing
• Wear Proper Apparel—Loose-fitting or
hanging garments should never be worn
while using the appliance. Do not let clothing
or other flammable materials contact hot
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease
Fires—Smother the ﬁ re with a pan lid, or use
baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
Fat or grease may catch ﬁ re if allowed to become
• Use Only Dry Potholders—Moist or damp
potholders on hot surfaces may result in
burns from steam. Do not let potholders touch
hot heating elements, the ﬂ ame or burners. Do
not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers—
Buildup of pressure may cause container
to burst and result in injury.
• Use Proper Flame Size—Adjust ﬂ ame size so it does
not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. The use of
undersized utensils will expose a portion of the burner
ﬂ ame to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing.
Proper relationship of utensil to ﬂ ame will also improve
• Do Not Use Stove Top Grills on Your Sealed Gas
Burners—If you use a stove top grill on a sealed gas
burner, it will cause incomplete combustion and can result
in exposure to carbon monoxide levels above allowable
current standards. This can be hazardous to your health.
• Use proper pan size. This cooktop can be equipped with
one or more surface units of different sizes. Select utensils
having ﬂ at bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit.
The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of
the surface heating unit to direct contact and may result
in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to the
surface unit will also improve efﬁ ciency
• Know which knob controls each surface
burner. Always turn the knob to the LITE position
when igniting the burners. Visually check that the
burner has lit. Then adjust the ﬂ ame so it does
not extend beyond the edge of the utensil.
• Clean the appliance regularly to keep all
parts free of grease that could catch ﬁ re.
Exhaust fan ventilation hoods and grease ﬁ lters
should be kept clean. Do not allow grease to
accumulate on hood or ﬁ lter. Greasy deposits
in the fan could catch ﬁ re. When ﬂ aming food
under the hood, turn fan on. Refer to hood
manufacturer's instructions for cleaning.