IMPORTANT TO BE READ AND OBSERVED
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Before using the appliance, read these safety
instructions. Keep them nearby for future reference.
These instructions and the appliance itself provide
important safety warnings, to be observed at all
times. The manufacturer declines any liability for
failure to observe these safety instructions, for
inappropriate use of the appliance or incorrect
setting of controls.
These instructions are valid if the country symbol
appears on the appliance. If the symbol doesn't
appear on the appliance, it is necessary to refer to
the technical instructions which will provide the
necessary instructions concerning modication of
the appliance to the conditions of use of the country.
CAUTION : The use of the gas cooking appliance
results in the production of heat, moisture and
products of combustion in the room in which it is
installed. Ensure that the kitchen is well ventilated
especially when the appliance is in use: keep
natural ventilation holes open or install a
mechanical ventilation device (mechanical
extractor hood). Prolonged intensive use of the
appliance may call for additional ventilation, for
example opening of the window, or more eective
ventilation,increasing the level of mechanical
ventilation where present.
WARNING: The appliance and its accessible parts
become hot during use. Care shoul be taken to
avoid touching heating elements. Children less than
8 years of age must be kept away unless continuously
WARNING : If the hob surface is cracked, don’t
use the appliance – risk of electrical shock.
WARNING : Danger of re : Do not store items
on the cooking surfaces.
CAUTION : The cooking process has to be
A short cooking process has to be supervised
WARNING : Unattended cooking on a hob with fat
or oil can be dangerous – risk of re. NEVER try to
extinguish a re with water, but switch o the appliance
and then cover ame e.g. with a lid or a re blanket.
Do not use the hob as a work surface or support.
Keep clothes or other ammable materials away
from the appliance, unitl all the components have
cooled down completely – risk of re.
If the information in this manual is not followed
exactly, a re or explosion , may result causing
property damage or injury.
Very young children (0-3 years) should be kept
away from the appliance. Young children (3-8
years) should be kept away from the appliance
unless continuously supervised. Children from 8
years old and above and persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge can use this appliance
only if they are supervised or have been given
instructions on safe use and understand the
hazards involved. Children must not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance must
not be carried out by children without supervision.
CAUTION : In case of hotplate glass breakage:-
shut immediately o all burners and any electrical
heating element and isolate the appliance from
the power supply; - do not touch the appliance
surface; -do not use the appliance.
The glass lid can break in if it is heated up. Turn o
all the burners and the electric plates before closing
the lid. Do not shout down lid when burner alight.
CAUTION: the appliance is not intended to be
operated by means of an external switching device,
such as a timer, or separate remote controlled system.
This appliance is intended to be used in household
and similar applications such as: sta kitchen areas
in shops, oces and other working environments;
farm houses; by clients in hotels, motels, bed &
breakfast and other residential environments.
No other use is permitted (e.g. heating rooms).
This appliance is not for professional use. Do not
use the appliance outdoors.
Use pots and pans with bottoms the same width
as that of the burners or slightly larger (see specic
table). Make sure pots on the grates do not protrude
beyond the edge of the hob.
Improper use of the grids can result in damage
to the hob: do not position the grids upside down
or slide them across the hob.
Do not let the burner ame extend beyond the edge of the pan.
Do not use : Cast iron griddles, ollar stones, terracotta pots and pans.
Heat diusers such as metal mesh, or any other types. Two burners
simultaneously for one receptacle (e.g. Fish kettle).
Should particular local conditions of the delivered gas make the ignition
of burner dicult, it is advisable to repeat the operation with the knob
turned to small ame setting.
In case of installation of a hood above the cooktop, please refer to the
hood instructions for the correct distance.
The protective rubber feet on the grids represent a chocking hazard for
young children. After removing the grids, please ensure that all the feet
are correctly tted.
The appliance must be handled and installed by
two or more persons - risk of injury. Use protective
gloves to unpack and install - risk of cuts.
Installation, including water supply (if any) and
electrical connections, and repairs must be carried out
by a qualied technician. Do not repair or replace any
part of the appliance unless specically stated in the
user manual. Keep children away from the installation
site. After unpacking the appliance, make sure that it
has not been damaged during transport. In the event