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Instructions for safety and use

THIS APPLIANCE IS MARKED ACCORDING TO THE EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE

2002/96/EC ON WASTE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT –

(WEEE).

THIS GUIDELINE IS THE FRAME OF A EUROPEAN-WIDE VALIDITY OF

RETURN AND RECYCLING ON WASTE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC

EQUIPMENT.

INFORMATION FOR USERS
PURSUANT TO DIRECTIVES 2002/95/EC, 2002/96/EC AND 2003/108/EC
RELATING TO THE REDUCTION OF THE USE OF HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCES IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCES, AS WELL
AS TO THE DISPOSAL OF REFUSE. THE CROSSED OUT BIN SYMBOL ON
THE APPLIANCE INDICATES THAT THE PRODUCT, AT THE END OF ITS
USEFUL LIFE, MUST BE COLLECTED SEPARATELY FROM OTHER REFUSE.
THEREFORE, THE USER MUST CONSIGN THE PRODUCT THAT HAS
REACHED THE END OF ITS WORKING LIFE TO THE APPROPRIATE
SELECTIVE COLLECTION CENTRES FOR ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
REFUSE, OR DELIVER IT BACK TO THE RETAILER WHEN PURCHASING AN
EQUIVALENT PRODUCT, ON A ONE FOR ONE BASIS. ADEQUATE
SELECTIVE COLLECTION FOR THE SUBSEQUENT FORWARDING OF THE
DECOMMISSIONED PRODUCT TO RECYCLING, TREATMENT AND
ECOLOGICALLY COMPATIBLE DISPOSAL CONTRIBUTES TO AVOIDING
POSSIBLE NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND ON HEALTH
AND PROMOTES THE RECYCLING OF THE MATERIALS OF WHICH THE
APPLIANCE CONSISTS. THE ILLICIT DISPOSAL OF THE PRODUCT BY THE
USER RESULTS IN THE APPLICATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS.