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Safety instructions

Before using your appliance for the first time, carefully read the recommendations and follow the appliance’s instructions for use.

-Before plugging the appliance into the electrical outlet, make sure that the power that your appliance uses corresponds to your electrical supply system. Otherwise, you could damage the appliance or hurt yourself. Any error in connection will cancel the warrantee.

-This product has been designed for domestic use only. Any commercial use, inappropriate use or failure to comply with the instructions, the manufacturer accepts no responsibility and the guarantee will not apply.

-To avoid electric shocks, never use the appliance with wet hands or on a wet or moist surface.

-Avoid getting the appliance’s electrical components wet and never immerse it in water.

-To avoid accidents, this product should never be used by a child or by anyone who has not read the instructions.

-This appliance is not designed for use by persons (including children) whose physical, sensorial or mental capacities are reduced, or by persons with a lack of experience or knowledge, unless they receive supervision or prior instructions concerning the appliance’s use from a person res ponsible for their safety.

-Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

-Always unplug the appliance when you have finished using it, when you clean it or if there is a power outage.

-Do not use the appliance if it is not working properly, if it has been damaged or if the power cord or plug is damaged. To avoid all danger, you must have them replaced by an authorised service centre (see the list in the service booklet).

-All interventions other than cleaning and everyday upkeep by the customer must be performed by an authorised service centre – Do not immerse the appliance, power cord or plug in any liquid – Do not leave the power cord hanging within reach of children, close to or in contact with the hot parts of the appliance, near a source of heat or at a sharp angle. Use the cord winder for storage.

-Never dismantle the appliance yourself as this will negate any guarantee.

-Never move or unplug the appliance by pulling on the power cord so as not to degrade the appliance’s operation and to avoid all risks of accident.

-Using parts and accessories not recommended by the manufacturer may result in bodily injury, damage the appliance, lead to poor operation and cancel the guarantee.

-To avoid electric shocks, make sure that your fingers do not come into contact with the prongs on the plug when plugging in or unplugging the appliance.

-Never leave the appliance running or plugged in when unsupervised, even for a few minutes, especially if children are present.

-Never plug other appliances into the same power outlet using adapters to avoid electrical overloads which could damage the appliance or cause accidents. Do not use an extension cord until you have verified that it is in good condition and of a suitable rating

-Ensure that long hair is tied back and that scarves or ties do not get caught or come into contact with the moving parts of the appliance.