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Before Using The Appliance; Safeguarding The Environment - Whirlpool ARC 4360 IX Instructions For Use Manual

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• Your new appliance is designed exclusively for
domestic use.
To ensure best use of your appliance,
carefully read the instructions which contain
a description of the appliance and advice on
storing and preserving food.
Keep this handbook for future reference.


1. Packing
The packing material is 100% recyclable and
bears the recycling symbol. Comply with the
local regulations for disposal. Keep the packing
materials (plastic bags, polystyrene parts, etc.)
out of the reach of children, as they are a
potential source of danger.
2. Scrapping/Disposal
The appliance is manufactured using recyclable
This appliance is marked in compliance with
European Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
By ensuring the correct scrapping of this
appliance, you can help prevent potentially
negative consequences for the environment and
the health of persons.
The symbol
accompanying documents, indicates that this
appliance should not be treated as domestic
waste but must be taken to a suitable collection
centre for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
When scrapping the appliance, make it unusable
by cutting off the power cable and removing the
doors and shelves so that children cannot easily
climb inside.
Scrap the appliance in compliance with local
regulations on waste disposal, taking it to a
special collection centre; do not leave the
appliance unattended even for a few days, since
it is a potential source of danger for children. For
further information on the treatment, recovery
and recycling of this product, contact your
competent local office, the household waste
collection service or the shop where you
purchased the appliance.
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1. After unpacking the appliance, make sure it is
not damaged and that the door closes
properly. Any damage must be reported to the
dealer within 24 hours of delivery of the
2. Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, in order to ensure that the
refrigerant circuit is fully efficient.
3. Make sure installation and the electrical
connection are carried out by a qualified
technician according to the manufacturer's
instructions and in compliance with the local
safety regulations
4. Clean the inside of the appliance before using it.
This appliance does not contain CFCs.
The refrigerant circuit contains R134a (HFCs) or
R600a (HCs), see the rating plate inside the
Appliances with isobutane (R600a): Isobutane is
a natural gas without environmental impact but
is flammable. Therefore, make sure the
refrigerant circuit pipes are not damaged.
This product contains Fluorinated Greenhouse
Gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol, the
refrigerant gas being in a hermetically sealed
Refrigerant gas: R134a has a Global Warming
Potential (GWP) 1300.
Declaration of conformity
• This appliance is intended for storing food and
is manufactured in conformity with European
regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004.
• This product has been designed,
manufactured and marketed in compliance
- the safety objectives prescribed in the Low
Voltage Directive 2006/95/CE (which replaced
Directive 73/23/CEE as amended);
- the protection requirements of the "EMC"
89/336/CEE directive, amended by Directive
Electrical safety of the appliance is guaranteed
only if it is connected to an efficient and
approved earthing system


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