4important safety instructions – Verilux VH07 User Manual

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Important Safety Instructions




When using an electrical appliance, the following basic safety precautions should

always be observed.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury:

• Do not leave appliance when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before


• Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
• Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is needed when used by or near


• Use only as described in this manual. Use only with manufacturer’s recommended


• Do not use with damaged cord or plug. Do not use vacuum if it has been dropped,

damaged, left outdoors or dropped in water.

• Do not pull or carry cord, use cord as a handle, close a door on cord or pull cord around

sharp edges or corners.

• Do not run vacuum over cord. Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
• Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any openings blocked; keep free of

dust, lint, hair and anything that may reduce air flow.

• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers and all body parts away from openings and moving


• Do not vacuum anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches or hot


• Turn off vacuum before unplugging.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
• Do not use to vacuum flammable or combustible liquids such as gasoline or use in areas

where they may be present.

• Follow all labels and instructions.
• Keep all openings away from your face and body.
• Do not use the vacuum cleaner without dust filter in place.
• Store the vacuum cleaner indoors. Put the vacuum cleaner away after use to prevent

tripping accidentally.

• Using improper voltage may result in damage to the motor and possible injury to the

user. The correct voltage is listed on the rating label.

• Use on dry, indoor surfaces.
• Do not use for any purpose other than described in this manual.
• Always turn off this appliance before connecting or disconnecting the UV-C base unit.
• All repairs must be carried out by a qualified service technician.
• There are a number of safety switches on the underside of the unit. These switches

prevent the UV-C bulb from activating when the product is removed from the cleaning

surface. The UV-C bulb will re-activate when placed back on a cleaning surface.

• For your safety, DO NOT attempt to manually over-ride the safety switch.