Hotpoint LSB5B019XUK Instructions for use Page: 3

Hotpoint LSB5B019XUK Instructions for use Page: 3
GB
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Precautions and safety advice
The appliance was designed and manufactured in
compliance with current international safety standards.
The following information has been provided for safety
reasons and should therefore be read carefully.
Keep this instruction manual in a safe place for future
reference. If the appliance is sold, given away or
moved, please ensure the manual is kept with the
machine, so that the new owner may benefit from the
advice contained within it.
Please read this instruction manual carefully: it contains
important information regarding the safe installation, use
and maintenance of the appliance.
This appliance is intended to be used in household
and similar applications such as:
- staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
environments;
- farm houses;
- by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type
environments;
- bed and breakfast type environments.
General safety
• 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.
• Theappliancewasdesignedfordomesticuseinside
the home and is not intended for commercial or
industrial use.
• Theappliancemustbeusedbyadultsonly,towash
domestic crockery according to the instructions in
this manual.
• Theappliancemustnotbeinstalledoutdoors,even
in covered areas. It is extremely dangerous to leave
the machine exposed to rain and storms.
• Donottouchtheappliancewhenbarefoot.
• Whenunpluggingtheappliancealwayspulltheplug
from the mains socket, do not pull on the cable.
• The water supply tap must be shut off and the
plug should be removed from the electrical socket
before cleaning the appliance or carrying out any
maintenance work.
• If the appliance breaks down, do not under any
circumstances touch the internal parts in an attempt
to carry out the repair work yourself.
• Donotleanorsitontheopendooroftheappliance:
this may cause the appliance to overturn.
• Thedoorshouldnotbeleftopenasitmaycreatea
dangerous obstacle.
• Thepackagingmaterialshouldnotbeusedasatoy:
it can become a choking or suffocation hazard.
If your family includes children:
•DONOTallowchildrentoplaywiththeapplianceor
tamper with its controls.
•Keepdetergentsandrinseaidsawayfromchildren.
• Keep children away from the opendoorofa
dishwasher, there could still be some detergent left
inside.
Disposal of old electrical appliances
The European Directive2012/19/EU on Waste
ElectricalandElectronicEquipment(WEEE),requires
that old household electrical appliances must not be
disposed of in the normal unsorted municipal waste
stream.Oldappliancesmustbecollectedseparately
in order to optimise the recovery and recycling of
the materials they contain and reduce the impact on
human health and the environment. The crossed out
“wheeled bin” symbol on the product reminds you of
your obligation, that when you dispose of the appliance
it must be separately collected.
Consumers should contact theirlocalauthority or
retailer for information concerning the correct disposal
of their old appliance.
Saving energy and respecting the
environment
Saving water and energy
• Onlystartawashcyclewhenthedishwasherisfull.
Whilewaitingforthedishwashertobefilled,prevent
unpleasantodourswiththeSoakcycle(seeWash
Cycles).
• Select awashcyclethatis suited to the type of
crockery and to the soil level of the crockery using
theWashcycletable:
- for dishes with a normal soil level, use the Eco
wash cycle, which guarantees low energy and water
consumption levels.
- if the load is smaller than usual activate the Half
load* option (see Start-up and use).
• If your electricity supply contract gives details of
electricity saving time bands, run wash cycles
during the periods when a lower tariff is applied.
TheDelayed start* button (see Start-up and use)
helps you organise the wash cycles accordingly.
Phosphate-free and chlorine-free detergents
containing enzymes
• Westronglyrecommendthatyouusedetergents
that do not contain phosphates or chlorine, as
these products are harmful to the environment.