Your Black & Decker vacuum cleaner has
been designed to vacuum dry substances.
This product is intended for household
Warning! When using mains-powered
appliances, basic safety precautions,
including the following, should always
be followed to reduce the risk of ﬁre,
electric shock, personal injury and
Read all of this manual carefully
before using the appliance.
The intended use is described in this
manual. The use of any accessory or
attachment or the performance of
any operation with this appliance
other than those recommended in
this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Make sure that the appliance is
switched off before connecting to or
disconnecting from the power supply.
Always take care when using the
Do not use the appliance outdoors.
Never pull the power supply cord to
disconnect the plug from the socket.
Keep the power supply cord away
from heat, oil and sharp edges.
If the power supply cord is damaged
during use, disconnect the appliance
from the power supply immediately.
Do not touch the power supply cord
before disconnecting from the power
Disconnect the appliance from the
power supply when not in use, before
ﬁtting or removing parts and before
Safety of others
Do not allow children or any person
unfamiliar with these instructions to
use the appliance.
Do not allow children or animals to
come near the work area or to touch
the appliance or power supply cord.
Close supervision is necessary when
the appliance is used near children.
This appliance is not intended for use
by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience
and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
Switch off and remove the plug from
the socket before leaving the
appliance unattended and before
changing, cleaning or inspecting any
parts of the appliance.
When not in use, the appliance
should be stored in a dry place.
Children should not have access to
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for
damaged or defective parts. Check
for breakage of parts, damage to
switches and any other conditions
that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part
is damaged or defective.
Have any damaged or defective parts
repaired or replaced by an authorised
Before use, check the power supply
cord for signs of damage, ageing and
Do not use the appliance if the power
supply cord or mains plug is
damaged or defective.
If the power supply cord or mains
plug is damaged or defective it must
be repaired by an authorised repair
agent in order to avoid a hazard.
Do not cut the power supply cord and
do not attempt to repair it yourself.
Never attempt to remove or replace
any parts other than those speciﬁed
in this manual.