When using electrical appliances, basic precautions should always be followed to the reduce the risk
of fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using this heater.
2. If your appliance is equipped with a polythene tape used as carry handle, remove it before con-
necting the appliance to the outlet.
3. This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surfaces. Use the
built-in handle when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials, such as furniture, pillows,
bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 3 feet (0,9 m) away from the front, top, sides and
rear of the heater.
4. Extreme caution is necessary when the heater is used by or near children and whenever the hea-
ter is left operating unattended.
5. Always unplug heater when not in use.
6. Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater malfunctions, has
been dropped or damaged in any manner. If heater has leaked any oil, discontinue using the
heater and contact the service center as indicated in the instruction leaflet. Return heater to autho-
rized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
7. Do not use outdoors.
8. Never place this heater where it may fall into a bathtub or any other water container.
9. Do not run the power cord under carpeting. Do not cover the power cord with throw rugs, run-
ners, or the like. Arrange cord away from traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.
10. To disconnect heater, turn controls to off, then unplug it.
11. Connect to properly polarized outlets only.
12. Do not insert or allow any foreign object to enter the air intakes or the exhaust as this may cause
an electric shock, the risk of fire, or damage to the heater.
13. To prevent the risk of fire, do not block air intakes or exhaust in any manner. Do not use on soft
surfaces, like a bed, where air openings may become blocked.
14. A heater has hot or arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in areas where gasoline, paint,
or flammable liquids are used or stored.
15. Use this heater only as described in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the manu-
facturer may cause the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
16. To prevent overload and blown fuses, be sure that no other appliance is plugged into the same
outlet or into another outlet wired into the same circuit.
17. It is normal for the heater's plug and cord to feel warm to the touch. A plug or cord which beco-
mes hot to the touch or becomes distorted in shape may be the result of a worn electrical outlet.
Worn outlets should be replaced prior to further use of the heater. Plugging heater into a worn
outlet may result in overheating of the power cord or fire.
18. This heater is not intended for use with an extension cord. Plug the cord directly into an appro-
priate wall outlet.
19. Be sure that the plug is fully inserted into an appropriate outlet. Please remember that outlets also
deteriorate due to aging and continuous use: check periodically if signs of overheating or defor-
mations are present on the plug. If the oulet is deteriorated or damaged, do not use it and CALL
20. Check that neither the appliance nor the power cable have been damaged in any way during
21. Make sure that no pieces of polystyrene or other packaging material have been left between one
element of the appliance and another.
22. When switching on the appliance for the first time, allow it to run at full power for at least two
hours to get rid of the unpleasant smell. Make sure that the room in which the appliance is loca-
ted is well ventilated during this operation. It is normal for the appliance to emit small crackling
sounds when you turn it on for the first time.
23. CAUTION: to prevent electric shock match wide blade of plug to wide slot, then fully insert.
24. Do not cover the appliance while it is functioning in order to avoid overheating and the risk of
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