They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the appliance.
? Always keep wooden and plastic utensils and canned food a safe distance away from your cooktop. They may become hot and could cause burns.
? Before performing any service, disconnect the cooktop power supply at the household distribution panel by removing the fuse or switching off the circuit breaker.
? Have the installer show you the location of the circuit breaker or fuse. Mark it for easy reference.
? Teach children not to play with the controls or any other part of the cooktop.
? Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Turn the controls off. Smother a flaming pan on a surface unit by covering the pan completely with a well-fitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray. Use a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
? Do not allow anyone to climb, stand or hang on the cooktop.
? Flaming grease outside a pan can be put out by covering with baking soda or, if available, by using a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
CAUTION: Items of interest to
? When preparing flaming foods under the hood, turn the fan on. children should not be stored in cabinets above a cooktopchildren climbing on the cooktop to reach items could be seriously
? Always keep dish towels, dishcloths, pot holders and other linens a safe distance away from your cooktop.
? Always keep combustible wall coverings, curtains or drapes a safe distance from your cooktop.
COOK MEAT AND POULTRY THOROUGHLY
Cook meat and poultry thoroughlymeat to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 160F and poultry to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 180F. Cooking to these temperatures usually protects against foodborne illness.
? Do not touch glass ceramic surface units while cooking. This surface may be hot enough to burn even though it may appear dark in color. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials contact the cooking surface. Note the hot indicator lights and allow sufficient time for cooling first.
? If a combination of oils or fats will be used in frying, stir together before heating, or as fats melt slowly.
? Hot surfaces may include both the cooktop and areas facing the cooktop.
? Never try to move a pan of hot fat,
especially a deep-fat fryer. Wait until the fat
? Use proper pan sizeselect cookware having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit heating element. The use of undersized cookware will expose a portion of th