Refrigerator safety, Danger warning, Warning – Maytag MFX2570AEM User Manual

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Proper Disposal of Your Old Refrigerator

IMPORTANT: Child entrapment and suffocation are not problems
of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators are still dangerous
– even if they will sit for “just a few days.” If you are getting rid of
your old refrigerator, please follow these instructions to help
prevent accidents.

Before You Throw Away Your Old Refrigerator or Freezer:

Take off the doors.

Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily
climb inside.

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately


can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow

All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety

This is the safety alert symbol.

This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.

All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.”

These words mean:

follow instructions.






To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury when using your refrigerator, follow these basic precautions:


Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Disconnect power before servicing.

Replace all parts and panels before operating.

Remove doors from your old refrigerator.

Use nonflammable cleaner.

Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline,

away from refrigerator.

Use two or more people to move and install refrigerator.

Disconnect power before installing ice maker (on ice maker

kit ready models only).

Use a sturdy glass when dispensing ice (on some models).

Do not hit the refrigerator glass doors (on some models).

State of California Proposition 65 Warnings:

WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.

WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other
reproductive harm.


Suffocation Hazard

Remove doors from your old refrigerator.

Failure to do so can result in death or brain damage.

Important information to know about disposal of

Dispose of refrigerator in accordance with Federal and Local
regulations. Refrigerants must be evacuated by a licensed,
EPA certified refrigerant technician in accordance with
established procedures.

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