These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all
before installing or using this appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure
about any of the meanings or these warnings contact the Customer Care Department.
Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance enclosure
or in the built-in structure, clear of obstruction.
Do not use mechanical devices or other means to
accelerate the defrosting process, other than those
recommended by the manufacturer.
Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
Do not use electrical appliances inside the food
storage compartments of the appliance.
This appliance is designed for domestic use only,
specifically for the storage of edible foodstuffs. It is
not intended for commercial or industrial use.
Containers with flammable gases or liquids can leak
at low temperatures. Do not store any containers with
flammable materials, such as spray cans, fire
extinguisher refill cartridges etc. in the appliance.
Frozen food should not be refrozen once it has
Do not place carbonated or fizzy drinks in the freezer
Ice lollies can cause 'frost/freezer burns' if consumed
straight from the freezer.
Do not remove items from the freezer compartment if
your hands are damp/wet, as this could cause skin
abrasions or frost/freezer burns.
Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer
compartment they can burst when the contents
Manufacturers' recommended storage times should
be adhered to. Refer to relevant instructions.
Maintenance and Cleaning
Before cleaning, always switch off the appliance and
disconnect from the electrical supply.
When unplugging always pull the plug from the mains
socket, do not pull on the cable.
This product should be serviced by an authorised
engineer and only genuine spare parts should be
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair
the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious
malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force
At the end of the Appliance Life
When disposing of your appliance use an authorised
Remove the plug and ensure that any locks or
catches are removed, to prevent young children
being trapped inside.
The Appliance and the Environment
This appliance does not contain gases which could
damage the ozone layer.
Avoid damaging the cooling unit.
The packaging used on this appliance marked with the
symbol is recyclable.
Keep this instruction book for future reference and
ensure it is passed on to any new owner.
Prior to installation
Check the appliance for transport damage. Under no
circumstances should a damaged appliance be
installed. In the event of damage please contact your
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when
It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to
modify this product in any way.
Ensure that the appliance does not stand on the
electrical supply cable. If the supply cable is damaged, it
must be replaced by a cable available from your local
Service Force Centre.
Make sure that the power plug has not been
squashed or damaged during transit.
- A damaged power plug may overheat and cause a fire.
As you unpack the appliance, check carefully for
any signs of transit damage.
Do not place heavy articles or the fridge/freezer
itself on the power cord.
- There is a risk of a short circuit and fire.
Do not remove the power cord by pulling on its lead,
particularly when the fridge/freezer is being pulled
out of its niche.
- Damage to the cord may cause a short-circuit, fire
and/or electric shock.
- If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a
certified service agent or qualified service personnel.
If the power plug socket is loose, do not insert the
- There is a risk of electric shock or fire.
Any electrical work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified electrician or
Parts which heat up should not be exposed. Whenever
possible, the back of the appliance should be close to a
wall, but leaving the required distance for ventilation, as
stated in the installation instructions.
The appliance should be left for 2 hours after installation
before it is turned on, in order to allow the refrigerant to
Do not allow children to tamper with the controls or play
with the product.
Keep packaging materials away from children to prevent
the risk of suffocation!
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Safety precautions for isobutane
The refrigerant isobutane (R 600a) is contained within
the refrigerant circuit of the appliance, a natural gas with
a high level of environmental compatibility, which is