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imPortant saFetY instructions
imPortant saFetY instructions For using
Your cooKtoP
• Know which knob controls each surface unit.
• Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts
free of grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan
ventilation hoods and grease filters should be kept
clean. Do not allow grease to accumulate on hood or
filter. Greasy deposits in the fan could catch fire. When
flaming food under the hood, turn fan on. Refer to hood
manufacturer's instructions for cleaning.
• use Proper Pan size. This appliance is equipped with
one or more surface units of different sizes. Select
utensils having flat 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 element will also improve efficiency.
• utensil Handles should Be turned inward and
not extend over adjacent surface units. To reduce
the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and
spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil.
• never leave surface units unattended. Boilovers
cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or
a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
• Protective liners. Do not use aluminum foil to line
any part of the appliance. Only use aluminum foil as
recommended for baking if used as a cover placed on
the food. Any other use of protective liners or aluminum
foil may result in a risk of electric shock or fire or short
• Glazed Cooking Utensils. Only certain types of glass,
glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed
utensils are suitable for range top service without
breaking due to the sudden change in temperature.
Check the manufacturer's recommendations for cooktop
• Do Not Use Decorative Surface Element Covers.
If an element is accidentally turned on, the decorative
cover will become hot and possibly melt. Burns will occur
if the hot covers are touched. Damage may also be done
to the appliance.
• Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop. If
cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers
may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a
risk of electric shock. Contact a qualified technician
• Clean Cooktop with Caution. If a wet sponge or cloth
is used to wipe spills on a hot cooking area, be careful to
avoid a steam burn. Some cleaners can produce harmful
fumes if applied to a hot surface.
• Do Not Place Hot Cookware on Cold Cooktop
glass. This could cause glass to break.
• Do not slide pan across the cooktop surface. They
may scratch the cooktop surface.
• Do Not Let Pans Boil Dry. This may cause permanent
damage in the form of breakage, fusion, or marking
that can affect the ceramic-glass cooktop. (This type of
damage is not covered by your warranty).
imPortant saFetY notice
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic
Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California
to publish a list of substances known to the state to
cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm,
and requires businesses to warn customers of potential
exposure to such substances.


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