When using any electrical appliance, basic safety
precautions should be followed, including the following:
To reduce risk of burns, electric shock, fire, personal
injury or exposure to excessive microwave energy:
1. Read all safety instructions before using the appliance.
2. Read and follow the specific "Precautions to avoid
possible exposure to excessive microwave energy" on
3. This appliance must be grounded. Connect only to
properly grounded outlets. See Important "Grounding
instructions" on page 4 of this manual.
4. Install or locate this appliance only in accordance with
the provided installation instructions.
5. Some products such as whole eggs and sealed
containers (for example, sealed glass jars), can
explode if heated rapidly. Never heat them ina
6. Use this appliance only for its intended use as
described in the manual. Do not put corrosive
chemicals or vapors in or on this appliance. This type
of oven is specifically designed to heat, cook, or dry
food. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use.
7. As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary
when it is used by children.
8. Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged
power cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it
has been damaged or dropped.
9. This appliance should be repaired or serviced only
by qualified service personnel. Contact the nearest
authorized service facility for examination, repair, or
10. Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.
11. Do not tamper with or make any adjustments or
repairs to the door.
12. Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use this
product near water, for example, near a kitchen sink,
in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or similar
13. Do not immerse the power cord or plug in water.
14. Keep the cord away from heated surfaces. (including
the back of the oven).
15. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or
16oWhen cleaning surfaces of the door and oven that
come together when the door closes, use only mild,
nonabrasive soaps, or detergents applied with a
sponge or soft cloth. Unplug the microwave before
reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity.
Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance
when paper, plastic, or other combustible materials
are placed inside the oven to facilitate cooking.
b. Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic bags
before placing the bags in the oven.
co Ifmaterials inside the oven ignite, keep the oven
door closed, turn the oven off, and disconnect the
power cord, or shut off the power at the fuse or
circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire
do Do not use the cavity for storage purposes. Do not
leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food in
the cavity when it is not in use.
Liquids, such as water, milk, coffee, or tea can be
overheated beyond the boiling point without appearing
to be boiling. Visible bubbling or boiling when the
container is removed from the microwave oven is
not always present. THIS COULD RESULT IN VERY
HOT LIQUIDS SUDDENLY BOILING OVER WHEN
THE CONTAINER IS DISTURBED OR A SPOON OR
OTHER UTENSIL IS INSERTED INTO THE LIQUID. To
reduce the risk of injury:
a. Do not overheat liquid.
bo Stir liquid both before and halfway through heating
co Do not use straight-sided containers with narrow
do After heating, allow the container to stand in the
microwave oven for a short time before removing
e. Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or other
utensil into the container.
1. Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently - Grease should
not be allowed to accumulate on the hood or filter.
2. When flaming foods under the hood, turn the fan on.
3. Use care when cleaning the vent-hood filter. Corrosive
cleaning agents, such as lye-based oven cleaner, may
damage the filter.
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