Save these instructions, Important safeguards, Consumer safety information – GE 840099900 User Manual
To disconnect electric kettle, turn any control to OFF then
remove plug from wall outlet. Never pull on cord as this may
damage the cord and eventually cause electric shock.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
remove the bottom cover. No user serviceable parts are inside.
Repair should be done by authorized service personnel only.
Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
Be sure the lid is securely snapped in place before turning kettle on
and during use. Allow to cool before removing lid. To remove lid
lift straight up.
Scalding may occur if the lid is removed during the brewing cycle.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!
Consumer Safety Information
This appliance is intended for household use only.
To avoid an electrical circuit overload, do not operate another high
wattage appliance on the same circuit with the kettle.
This appliance is equipped with a grounded- type 3-wire cord (3-prong
plug). This type of plug will only fit into an electrical outlet made for a
3-prong plug. This is a safety feature intended to help reduce the risk
of electrical shock. If the plug should fail to fit contact a qualified
electrician to replace the obsolete outlet. Do not attempt to defeat the
safety purpose of the grounding pin by modifying the plug in any way.
The length of the cord used on this appliance was selected to reduce
the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping over a longer cord.
If a longer cord is necessary an approved extension cord may be used.
The electrical rating of the extension cord must be equal to or greater
than the rating of the kettle. Care must be taken to arrange the exten-
sion cord so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop
where it can be pulled on by children or accidentally tripped over.
WARNING: To avoid burns and reduce risk of personal injury, use
extreme caution when carrying kettle containing hot water. Do not
pour in the direction of people or over people.
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always
be followed, including the following:
Read all instructions thoroughly before using the appliance.
Do not touch hot surfaces or hot water. Use handles or knobs. Care
must be taken as burns can occur from touching hot parts or from
spilled hot liquid.
To protect against fire, electric shock and personal injury do not
immerse cord, plugs or electric kettle in water or other liquid.
Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near
Electric kettle must be operated on a flat surface away from the
edge of counter to prevent accidental tipping.
Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after
the appliance malfunctions or is dropped or damaged in any man-
ner. Call our toll-free customer assistance number for information
on examination, repair, or adjustment.
Do not use for other than heating water. Other liquids or food will
contaminate the interior and void warranty.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch hot
surfaces, including the stove.
To protect against electric shock, unplug from outlet when filling,
when not in use, and before cleaning.
To prevent burns, allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts
Do not allow kettle to boil dry.
To avoid possible steam damage, turn spout away from walls or cabi-
nets during use; use protective pad under kettle to prevent damage
to wood finishes.
To avoid circuit overload, do not operate another high wattage
appliance on the same circuit.
Do not place electric kettle on or near a hot gas or electric burner
or in a heated oven.
The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the manu-
facturer may result in fire, electrical shock or personal injury.
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