Your Black & Decker Dustbuster® handheld vacuum cleaner
has been designed for light dry vacuum cleaning purposes.
This appliance is intended for household use only.
Warning! Read all safety warnings and all
instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions listed below may result in electric shock,
fire and/or serious injury.
Warning! When using battery-powered appliances,
basic safety precautions, including the following,
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
leaking batteries, personal injury and material dam-
Read all of this manual carefully before using the appli-
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 recom-
mended in this instruction manual may present a risk of
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Do not use the appliance to pick up liquids or any materi-
als that could catch fire.
Do not use the appliance near water.
Do not immerse the appliance in water.
Never pull the charger lead to disconnect the charger
from the socket. Keep the charger lead away from heat,
oil and sharp edges.
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision. Children must be supervised
to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
Unplug the charger before cleaning the charger or charg-
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
Children should not have access to stored appliances.
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 defec-
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorized repair agent.
Regularly check the charger lead for damage. Replace the
charger if the lead is damaged or defective.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
Additional safety instructions - batteries and charg-
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose the battery to water.
Do not expose the battery to heat.
Do not store in locations where the temperature may
Charge only at ambient temperatures between 10°C and
Charge only using the charger provided with the appli-
ance/tool. Using the wrong charger could result in an
electric shock or overheating of the battery.
When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions given
in the section "Protecting the environment".
Do not damage/deform the battery pack either by puncture
or impact, as this may create a risk of injury and fire.
Do not charge damaged batteries.
Under extreme conditions, battery leakage may occur.
When you notice liquid on the batteries carefully wipe the
liquid off using a cloth. Avoid skin contact.
In case of skin or eye contact, follow the instructions
Warning! The battery fluid may cause personal injury or
damage to property. In case of skin contact, immediately rinse
with water. If redness, pain or irritation occurs seek medical
attention. In case of eye contact, rinse immediately with clean
water and seek medical attention.
Your charger has been designed for a specific voltage. Always
check that the mains voltage corresponds to the voltage on
the rating plate.
Warning! Never attempt to replace the charger unit with a
regular mains plug.
Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge the bat-
tery in the appliance/tool with which it was supplied. Other
batteries could burst, causing personal injury and damage.
Never attempt to charge nonrechargeable batteries.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Do not expose the charger to water.
Do not open the charger.