Gas appliances can cause minor exposure to four of these substances, namely benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and soot, caused primarily by the incomplete combustion of natural gas or LP fuels.
Properly adjusted dryers will minimize incomplete combustion. Exposure to these substances can be minimized further by properly venting the dryer to the outdoors.
This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet, you can receive one by
? Properly ground dryer to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. Follow details in Installation Instructions.
? Install or store where it will not be exposed to temperatures below freezing or exposed to the weather, which could cause permanent damage and invalidate the warranty.
? Connect to a properly rated, protected and sized power supply circuit to avoid electrical overload.
? Remove all sharp packing items and dispose of all shipping materials properly.
1 Gas dryers MUST be exhausted to the outside. only rigid metal 4? diameter ductwork inside the dryer cabinet. Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4? diameter ductwork for exhausting to the outside. USE OF PLASTIC OR
OTHER COMBUSTIBLE DUCTWORK CAN CAUSE
A FIRE. PUNCTURED DUCTWORK CAN CAUSE A
FIRE IF IT COLLAPSES OR BECOMES OTHERWISE
RESTRICTED IN USE OR DURING INSTALLATION.
For complete details, follow the Installation
YOUR LAUNDRY AREA
? Keep the area underneath and around your
appliances free of combustible materials,
(lint, paper, rags, etc.), gasoline, chemicals and other flammable vapors and liquids.
? Keep all laundry aids (such as detergents, bleaches, etc.) out of the reach of children, preferably in a locked cabinet. Observe all warnings on container labels to avoid injury.
? Keep the floor around your appliances clean and dry to reduce the possibility of slipping.
? Never climb on or stand on the dryer top.
WHEN USING YOUR DRYER
? The laundry process can reduce the flame retardancy of fabrics. To avoid such a result, carefully follow the garment manufacturers care instructions.
? Clean the lint filter before each load to prevent lint accumulation inside the dryer or in the room. DO NOT OPERATE THE DRYER WITHOUT
THE LINT FILTER IN PLACE.
? Do not dry articles containing rubber, plastic or similar materials such as padded bras, tennis shoes, galoshes, bath mats, rugs, bibs, baby pants, plastic bags, pillows, etc. that may melt or burn.
Some rubber materials, when heated, can under certain circumstances produce fire by