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Electrical Requirements; Important Safeguards - KitchenAid 4KHB100 Instructions Manual

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Electrical Requirements

Volts: 120 A.C. only. Hertz: 60
The amperage rating for your
Immersion Blender is located on the
serial plate. The maximum rating is
based on the attachment that draws
the greatest load. Other
recommended attachments may
draw significantly less current.
NOTE: This Immersion Blender has
a polarized plug (one blade is wider
than the other). To reduce the risk
of electrical shock, this plug will fit
in a polarized outlet only one way.
If the plug does not fit fully in the
outlet, reverse the plug. If it still
does not fit, contact a qualified
electrician. Do not modify the plug
in any way.
Extension cords are available and
may be used if special care is
exercised in their use.
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your
appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you
and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either
the word "DANGER" or "WARNING." These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to
reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are
not followed.
If a long extension cord is used:
• The marked electrical rating of the
extension cord should be at least as
great as the electrical rating of the
• The cord should be arranged so it
will not drape over the countertop
or tabletop where it can be pulled
by children or tripped over
You can be killed or seriously injured
if you don't immediately follow
You can be killed or seriously injured
if you don't follow instructions.


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be
followed including the following:
1. Read all instructions.
2. To protect against risk of electrical shock do not put motor body, cord or
electrical plug of this Immersion Blender in water or other liquid.
3. This appliance should not be used by children and care should be taken
when used near children.
4. Unplug from outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts,
and before cleaning.
5. Avoid contacting moving parts.
6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the
appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. Return
appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair or
electrical or mechanical adjustment.
7. The use of attachments not recommended or sold by the manufacturer
may cause fire, electric shock or injury.
8. Be certain chopper cover (Model 4KHB300 only) is securely locked in place
before operating appliance.
9. Do not use outdoors.
10. Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter.
11. Do not let cord contact hot surface, including the stove.
12. When mixing liquids, especially hot liquids, use a tall container or make
small quantities at a time to reduce spillage.
13. Keep hands and utensils out of the container while blending to prevent the
possibility of severe injury to persons or damage to the unit. A scraper may
be used, but must be used only when the unit is not running.
14. Blades are sharp. Handle carefully.
15. This product is designed for household use only.


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