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Important Safeguards; Special Instructions; Polarized Plug; Tamper-Resistant Screw - Black & Decker F210 Use And Care Book Manual

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When using your iron, basic safety precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
❍ Use iron only for its intended use.
❍ To protect against a risk of electric shock, do not immerse the iron in
water or other liquid.
❍ The iron should always be turned OFF (refer to HOW TO USE section)
before plugging or unplugging from outlet. Never yank cord to
disconnect from outlet; instead grasp plug and pull to disconnect.
❍ Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces. Let iron cool completely before
putting away. Loop cord loosely around the iron when storing.
❍ Always disconnect iron from electrical outlet when with water or
emptying and when not in use.
❍ Do not operate iron with a damaged cord or if the iron has been dropped
or damaged. To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble
the iron, take it to a qualified serviceman for examination and repair.
Incorrect reassembly can cause a risk of electric shock when the iron
is used.
❍ Close supervision is necessary for any appliance being used by or near
children. Do not leave iron unattended while connected or on an ironing
❍ Burns can occur from touching hot metal parts, hot water or steam.
Use caution when you turn a steam iron upside down or use the surge
of steam — there may be hot water in the water tank. Avoid rapid
movement of iron to minimize hot water spillage.


❍ To avoid a circuit overload, do not operate another high-wattage
appliance on the same circuit.
❍ If an extension cord is absolutely necessary, a cord rated at 5-amperes
and 0-volt, or a 7-ampere and 0-volt cord should be used. Cords
rated for less amperage may overheat. Care should be taken to arrange
the cord so that it cannot be pulled or tripped over.
This product is for household use only.


This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce
the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only
one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still
does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plug in
any way.


Warning: This appliance is equipped with a tamper-resistant screw to
prevent removal of the outer cover. To reduce the risk of fire or electric
shock, do not attempt to remove the outer cover. There are no user-
serviceable parts inside. Repair should be done only by authorized service
Note: If the power supply cord is damaged, it should be replaced by qualified
personnel; in Latin America, by an authorized service center.

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