Hisense - Trail Appliances
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Before operating this unit, please read this manual
thoroughly, and retain for future reference
Using your appliance..................... 8
Helpful hints and tips.................. 10
Cleaning and care........................ 11
Troubleshooting.................—.—e—.—... 12
Disposal of the appliance............... 13
Brief introduction............................ 2
Important safety instructions............ 2
Installing your new appliance............ 4
Description of the appliance............. 6
Display controls.......…............…..………. 6
Brief introduction
Thank you for your choosing our
products. We are sure you will find
your new appliance a pleasure to use.
Before you use the appliance, we
recommend that you read through
these instructions carefully, which
provides details about its usage and
ePlease ensure that all people using
this appliance are familiar with its
operations and safety features. It is
important that you install the appliance
correctly and pay attention to the safety
instructions carefully.
eWe recommend that you keep this
user's manual with the appliance for
future reference and retain it to any
future users
Important safety instructions
e This appliance is intended to be used
in household and similar applications
such as:
-Staff kitchen- areas in shops, offices
and other working environments;
-Farmhouses by clients in hotels,
motels and other residential types of
-Bed and breakfast type of
e|f you feel that the appliance is not
operating correctly, please check the
Troubleshooting page for assistance. If
still in doubt contact the customer
service help line for assistance or to
arrange a call out by an authorized
service engineer.
General safety and daily use
It is important to use your
appliance safely. We
recommend that you follow the
guidelines below.
Store any food in accordance with the
storage instructions from the
Don't use mechanical devices or any
other means to speed up the defrosting
process, unless they are approved by
the manufacturer.
eDon't try to repair the appliance
yourself. It is dangerous to alter the
specifications or modify this product in
any way. Any damage to the cord may
cause short circuit, fire or electric
Pay attention not to damage the
tubing of the refrigerant circuit.
«Don't place too much food directly
against the air outlet on the rear wall of
both the refrigerator and freezer
compartment, as it affects sufficient air
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e Don't place hot items near the plastic
components of this appliance.
eFrozen food must not be refrozen
once it has been thawed out.
e Don't store bottled or canned drinks
(especially carbonated drinks) in the
freezer compartment. Bottles and cans
may explode.
e Do not consume ice popsicles or ice
cubes straight from the freezer as this
can cause freezer burn to the mouth
and lips.
e To avoid items falling and causing
injury or damage to the appliance, do
not overload the door racks or put too
much food in the crisper drawers.
Safety for children and infirm persons
This appliance is not intended
or use by persons (including
children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or a
lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning
the 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.
eKeep all packaging away from
children to avoid risk of suffocation.
eProtect children from being scalded
by touching the very hot compressor at
the rear bottom of appliance
eDon't place items on top of the
appliance as this could cause injury
should they fall off.
eNever allow children to play with the
appliance by hanging or standing over
or on the doors, racks, shelves and
drawers etc.
Safety about electricity
To avoid the risks that are
always present when using an
electric appliance, we recommend that
you pay more attention to the
instructions about electricity below.
® Unpack the appliance and check
through the appliance. Should any
damage be evident, don't plug in the
appliance but contact the store
immediately from which you purchased
it. Keep all packing materials in this
® \We recommend that you wait for 4
hours before connecting the appliance
to allow the refrigerant to flow back into
the compressor.
® The appliance must be applied with
single phase alternating current of
115V/60Hz. If the voltage fluctuates
exceeding the upper limit, A.C.
automatic voltage regulator of more
than 350W should be applied to the
refrigerator for safety use.
® The mains plug must be accessible
when the appliance is installed.
® This appliance must be earthed.
—This appliance is fitted with a fused
plug in accordance with local
standard. The fused plug should be
suitable for use in all houses fitted
with sockets in accordance with
current specifications.
-If the fitted plug is not suitable for
your socket outlets, please contact a
qualified, registered electrician.
e Do not use extension cords or
multiple sockets which could cause
overloading of wiring circuits and could
cause a fire. Always plug your
appliance into its own individual
electrical socket which has a voltage
rating that matched the rating plate.
e Make sure that the plug is not
squashed or damaged. Otherwise, it
may cause short circuit, electric shock
or overheat and even cause a fire.
e Do not insert the mains plug if the
socket is loose, there is a risk of
electric shock or fire.
e Switch off the appliance and
disconnect it from the mains power
before you clean or move it.
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e Never unplug the appliance by
pulling on the electrical cord. Always
grip the plug firmly and pull straight out
from the socket to prevent damaging
the power cord.
e Do not operate the appliance
without the light cover of interior
eAny electrical component must be
replaced or repaired by a qualified
electrician or authorized service
engineer. Only genuine spares should
be used.
e Do not use electrical appliances
such as ice cream makers inside the
food storage compartments of the
appliance, unless they are approved
by the manufacturer.
e Do not look direct into the LED light
located in the refrigerator compartment
with optical instruments to avoid eye
injuries. If it is not functioning correctly,
consult a qualified, registered
electrician or replace it in accordance
with the “cleaning and care” chapter.
A Hazard of fire
The appliance contains a
small quantity of refrigerant
(R600a) which is environmentally
friendly but potentially flammable in
the refrigerant circuit.
e Pay attention not to damage
tubing of the refrigerant circuit
during transportation and
installation to avoid risk of fire
caused by leaking refrigerant.
eAvoid candles, lamps and other
items with open flames and sources
of ignition near the appliance,
Ventilate the room thoroughly to
avoid the risk of fire and eye injury
should any leakage of refrigerant
eDo not store products which
contain flammable propellants (e.g.
spray cans) or explosive
substances in the appliance.
eThe room space must be at least
1m? per 8g of refrigerant. The
amount of refrigerant in your
appliance is indicated on the rating
plate inside.
Installing your new appliance
Before using the appliance for the first
time, you should be informed of the
following tips.
A Caution: risk of fire .
The refrigerant (R600a) is flammable.
The refrigerant is contained within the
refrigerant circuit of the appliance, a
narual gas with a high level of
environment compatibility, which is
nevertheless potentially flammable.
WARNING-——Do not damage the
refrigerant circuit during handling,
moving , installing and use of the
appliance. Follow the installing and
using instructions.
WARNING— Do not try to repair the
appliance yourself. Contact a qualified
service engineer or the store where
you purchased the product.
CAUTION Risk of fire or
explosion due to puncture of
refrigerant tubing; Follow handling
instructions carefully.
Ventilation of appliance
In order to improve efficiency
of the cooling system and save
energy, it is necessary to maintain
good ventilation around the appliance
for the dissipation of heat. For this
reason, sufficient clear space should
be available around the refrigerator.
It is advisable for there to be at least
75mm (3”) of space from the back to
the wall, at least 100mm (4”) from its
top,at last 100mm (4”) from its side to
the wall and a clear space in front to
allow the doors to open 132°. As
shown in following diagrams.
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This appliance performs well from
12.8°C to 43.3°C.The Appliance may not
work properly if it is left for a longer
period at a temperature above or
below the indicated range.
e Stand your appliance in a dry place
to avoid high moisture.
eKeep the appliance out of direct
sunlight, rain or frost. Stand the
appliance away from heat sources
such as stoves, fires or heaters.
Leveling of appliance
The appliance should be level in order
to eliminate vibration. We recommend
that you level the appliance by the
following steps.
1. Roll the refrigerator into place.
2. Turn the adjustable feet (with your
fingers or a suitable spanner) until it
touches the floor.
3. To allow the doors to self-close, tilt
back the top backwards for about
10mm(4”) or 0.5° by turning the
adjustable feet.
4. Whenever you want to move the
appliance, remember to turn the feet
back up so that the appliance can roll
freely. Reinstall the appliance when
Caution! The rollers, which are not
castors, should be only used for forward
or backward movement. Moving the
refrigerator sideways may damage your
floor and the rollers.
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After the installation
@ After you have successfully installed
the appliance, you should clean it
thoroughly before using. Cleaning
Installing the door handles
Before you use the appliance, please
check the handle. If the handle is loose
you should fix it with a hexangular
screwdriver in the clockwise direction
until handles are securely in place.
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Description of the appliance
. Covered upper rack
. Upper rack
Wind channel cover in fresh
. Second rack
. Glass shelf
. Flexible-shelf
. LED light(inside)
. Bottle rack
. Middle rack
10.Crisper cover
11.Door seal
12.Flipper clapboard
13.Wind channel cover in fresh
14. Upper freezer
15. Upper freezer drawer
16. Upper freezer basket
17. Lower freezer
18. Lower freezer
19. Lower freezer drawer
20. Lower freezer basket
21. Adjustable feet
View of the appliance
Note:Due to unceasing modification of our products, your refrigerator may be slightly
different from this Instruction Manual, but its functions and using methods remain the
Note:Shelves and drawers are arranged for optimum energy efficiency on delivery.
Display controls
The control panel consists of two
areas indicating temperatures, six
icons representing different modes
and 3 touch buttons. When the
appliance is powered on for the first
time, the backlighting of the icons on
display panel starts working. If no
buttons have been pressed and the
doors are closed, the backlighting
will turn off automatically after 60
Adjusting the temperature
We recommend that when you start
your refrigerator for the first time, the
temperature for the refrigerator is set to
3°C and the freezer to -18°C. If you
want to change the temperature, follow
the instructions below.
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Caution! When you set a temperature,
you set an average temperature for the
whole refrigerator cabinet.
Temperatures inside each
compartment may vary from the
temperature values displayed on the
panel, depending on how much food
you store and where you place them.
Ambient temperature may also affect
the actual temperature inside the
All the buttons are locked if the
icon “ g “is illuminated, press
the “Mode/[®)5s” button for 5
seconds to unlock them.
1. Room.
You can activate Fridge OR Freezer
compartment temperature setting by
pressing “room” button.
2. Temp.
After fridge temperature setting is
activated, press “Temp.” button to
set fridge temperature between 8°C
and 2°C as needed. And the control
panel will display corresponding
value according to the following
8°C 7°C 6°C 5°C
OFF 2°C 3°C 4°C
After freezer temperature setting is
activated, press “Temp.” button to
set fridge temperature between
-15°C and -21°C as needed. And
the control panel will display
corresponding value according to
the following sequence.
-21°C -20°C -19°C
-15°C -16°C -17°C -18°C
3. Mode/ El 5s
You can select different modes by
pressing the “Mode/@5s” button.
When certain mode is selected, wait
for the corresponding icon to flash for
10 seconds. Buzzer will sound two
afterwards and the icon will be
illuminated, which means the setting is
4. Super cool
Super Cool can refrigerate your
food much faster, keeping food EX
fresh for a longer period
e When the super cool function is
activated, the “ $. “light will be
e Super cool automatically switches
off after 6 hours and the refrigerator
temperature setting displays 2°C.
5. Super Freeze
Super Freeze can quickly lower
frozen temperature and freeze
your food faster than usual.
This can lock the vitamins and
nutrition of fresh food and keep
your food longer.
ein case of the maximum amount of
food to be frozen, please wait for about
24 h.
eSuper freeze automatically switches
off after 26 hours and the freezer
temperature setting displays -24C.
6. Energy saving .
When the function is activated, the
temperature of refrigerators
automatically switched to 8°C and
the temperature of freezer is
automatically switched to -15°C.
7.Smart “A;
Whenthe function is activated, the
temperature of refrigerator is
automatically adjusted
Note: If you want to switch off the
mode you have selected, simply
press the “Room” button and set the
temperature of corresponding
compartment as you need.
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8. Holiday
If you are going to be away for a
a №» long period of time such as a long
holiday or business trip, you can
activate this function by pressing
“Holiday” button for 3 seconds until the light
will be illuminated.
e When the holiday function is activated,
the temperature of the fridge is
automatically switched to 15°C to minimize
the energy consumpution.
Important! Do not store any food in the
fridge during this time, or they will soon go
9.Door Alarm
® When door of fridge or freezer is open for
over 2 minutes, door alarm will sound and
the fridge or freezer wil display “ JA "on the
control panel. In case of door alarm, buzzer
will sound 3 times per minute and stop
alarm 10 minutes later.
eTo save energy, please avoid keeping
doors open for a long time when using
refrigerator. In case of door alarm, you
can clear door alarm by closing the
10.Temperature alarm
elf freezer temperature is too high due to
power failure or other reasons, it will give
temperature alarm and the freezer
temperature setting displays :
ein case of temperature alarm, buzzer will
sound constantly for 10 times.
@in case of temperature alarm, press
“Alarm” button for 3 seconds to check the
highest freezer temperature. The
temperature value and “Alarm” icon will
simultaneously flash for 5 seconds.
Caution! When power is restored, it is
normal to appear temperature alarm and
you can press “Alarm” button to clear it.
Using your appliance
1.Using your refrigerator
The refrigerator compartment is
suitable for storage of vegetables
and fruit. Food inside shall be
packed to store in order to avoid
losing moisture or flavor permeating
into other foods.
Caution! Never close the
refrigerator door while the shelves,
crisper and/or telescopic slides are
extended. It may damage both them
and the refrigerator.
Door rack
O It is suitable for the storage of eggs,
canned liquid, bottled drinks and
packed food, etc. Do not place too
many heavy things in the racks
e The middle door shelf can be placed
at different heights according to your
requirements. Please take food out of
the shelf before lifting vertically to
Bottle holder operation
@®The bottle holder can be used to fix
the bottle. You can place it on the
middle or lower door rack and slide to
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Shelf in refrigerator chamber
O There are three glass shelves in
refrigerator chamber. They can be
adjusted to various heights as needed.
®When you remove the shelves,
gently pull them forward until the
shelf comes clear of the shelf
®When you re-install the shelves,
make sure there is no obstacle
behind and gently push the shelf
back into the position.
@®All the door racks and covers are
completely removable for cleaning.
Bottle rack
O It is for storing bottled wine or drinks.
@®The crisper, mounted on telescopic
extension slides, is for storing
vegetables and fruits.
@When you remove the crispers, pull
them forward, then separate the
crisper from the slides. Rememberto
empty food in the crisper first. Once
you have removed the drawers,
ensure the slides are pushed back
Crisper cover
@it is for controlling the temperature
of the crisper and avoiding the
vegetable losing moisture. You can
adjust the humidity inside the crisper
by using the sliding block.
2. Using your freezer drawer
@The freezer drawers are suitable for
storage of foods required to be frozen,
such as meat, ice cream and others.
The drawers
@The drawers are mounted on
telescopic extension slides and can
be removed in the same way as
removing the crispers in the
removing the crispers in the
refrigerator compartment.
Caution! Ensure that bottles are
not stored in the freezer as freezing
may cause the bottle to explode.
The way to pull out the crisper.
Twistable ice maker
It is used to make and deposit ice
cubes. You should use it as follows.
1. Pull out the twistable ice maker
from the installation bracket in the
freezer drawer.
2. Place the ice maker on level.
3. Pour water into the ice trays and
the water line shall not exceed the
top line of ice tray.
4. Place the filled ice maker back to
the bracket.
5. When ice cubes form, twist the
knobs clockwise and the ice will
drop into the ice box below.
6. lce cubes can be stored in the ice
box, if you need them, you can pull
out the ice box and take them out.
Note: If the ice tray is used for
the first time or has not been
used for a long time, please
clean it before using.
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Helpful hints and tips
Energy saving tips
We recommend that you follow the tips
below to save energy.
® Try to avoid keeping the door open
for long periods in order to conserve
® Ensure the appliance is away from
any sources of heat (direct sunlight,
electric oven or cooker etc)
e Don't set the temperature colder than
e Don't store warm food or evaporating
liquid in the appliance.
® Place the appliance in a well
ventilated, humidity free room. Please
refer to Installing your new appliance
® |! the diagram shows the correct
combination for the drawers, crisper
and shelves, do not adjust the
combination as this is designed to be
the most energy efficient configuration.
Hints for fresh food refrigeration
® Do not place hot food directly into the
refrigerator or freezer. The internal
temperature will increase resulting in
the compressor having to work harder
and consuming more energy.
eDo cover or wrap the food,
particularly if it has a strong flavor.
® Place food properly so that air can
circulate freely around it.
Hints for refrigeration
® Meat (all types) wrapped in polythene
food should be wrappde and place on
the glass shelf.
above the vegetable drawer. Always
follow food storage times and use by
dates suggested by food manufacturers.
® Cooked food,cold dishes,etc should be
covered and may be placed on any shelf.
® Fruit and vegetables should be stored
in the vegetable crisper.
e Butter and cheese should be wrapped
in airtight foil or plastic film wrap.
film wrap.
e Milk bottles should have a lid and be
stored in the door racks.
Hints for freezing
e When first starting-up or after a period
out of use, let the appliance run at
least 2 hours on the higher settings
before putting food in the compartment.
e Prepare food in small portions to
enable it to be rapidly and completely
frozen and thawed.
e Wrap up the food in aluminum foil or
polyethylene food wraps which are
e Do not allow fresh, unfrozen food to
touch the food which is already frozen
to avoid temperature rise of the latter.
e [ced products, if consumed
immediately after removal from the
freezer compartment, will probably
cause frost burns to the skin.
e lt is recommended to label and date
each frozen package in order to keep
track of the storage time.
Hints for the storage of frozen food
eEnsure that frozen food has been
stored correctly by the food retailer.
e Once defrosted, food will deteriorate
rapidly and should not be re-frozen. Do
not exceed the storage period indicated
by the food manufacturer.
Switching off your appliance
If the appliance needs to be switched off
for an extended period, the following
steps should be taken prevent mould on
the appliance.
1. Remove all food.
2. Remove the power plug from the
mains socket.
3. Clean and dry the interior thoroughly.
4. Ensure that all the doors are wedged
open slightly to allow air to circulate.
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Cleaning and care
For hygienic reasons the appliance
(including exterior and interior
accessories) should be cleaned
regularly at least every two months.
Caution! The appliance must not be
connected to the mains during cleaning
to avoid potential electrical shock. Before
cleaning, please switch off the appliance
off and remove the plug from the mains
Exterior cleaning
To maintain good appearance of your
appliance,you should clean it regularly.
-Wipe the digital panel and display
panel with a clean, soft cloth.
-Spray water onto the cleaning cloth
instead of spraying directly on the
surface of the appliance. This helps
ensure an even distribution of moisture
to the surface.
-Clean the doors, handles and cabinet
surfaces with a mild detergent and
then wipe dry with a soft cloth.
-Don't use sharp objects as they are
likely to scratch the surface.
-Don't use Thinner, Car detergent,
Clorox, ethereal oil, abrasive cleansers
or organic solvent such as Benzene for
cleaning. They may damage the
surface of the appliance and may
cause fire.
Interior cleaning
You should clean the appliance interior
regularly. It will be easier to clean
when food stocks are low. Wipe the
inside of the fridge freezer with a weak
solution of bicarbonate of soda, and
then rinse with warm water using a
wrung-out sponge or cloth. Wipe
completely dry before putting the
shelves and baskets back.
Thoroughly dry all surfaces and
removable parts.
Although this appliance automatically
defrosts, a layer of frost may occur on
the freezer compartment's interior walls
If the freezer door is opened frequently
or kept open too long. If the frost is too
thick, choose a time when the supply of
food stocks are low and proceed as
1.Remove existing food and
accessories baskets, unplug the
appliance from the mains power and
leave the doors open. Ventilate the
room thoroughly to accelerate the
thawing process.
2. When defrosting is completed, clean
your freezer as described above.
Caution! Don't use sharp objects to
remove frost from the freezer
compartment. Only after the interior is
completely dry should the appliance be
switched back on and plugged back
into the mains socket.
Door seals cleaning
Take care to keep door seals clean.
Sticky food and drinks can cause seals
to stick to the cabinet and tear when
you open the door. Wash seal with a
mild detergent and warm water. Rinse
and dry it thoroughly after cleaning.
Caution! Only after the door seals are
completely dry should the appliance be
powered on.
Replacing the LED light:
Warning! The LED light must not be
replaced by the user! If the LED light is
damaged, contact the customer
helpline for assistance. To replace the
LED light, the below steps can be
1. Unplug your appliance.
2. Remove light cover by pushing up
and out.
3. Hold the LED cover with one hand
and pull it with the other hand while
pressing the connector latch.
4. Replace LED light and snap it
correctly in place.
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If you experience a problem with your appliance or are concerned that the
appliance is not functioning correctly, you can carry out some easy checks before
calling for service, please see below.
Warning! Don't try to repair the appliance yourself. If the problem persists after you
have made the checks mentioned below, contact a qualified electrician, authorized
service engineer or the shop where you purchased the product.
Possible cause & Solution
Appliance is not working
Check whether the power cord is plugged into the power outlet
Check the fuse or circuit of your power supply.Replace if
The ambient temperature is too low. Try setting the chamber
temperature to a colder level to solve this problem.
It is normal that the freezer is not operating during theautomatic defrost
cycle, or for a short time after the appliance is switched on to
protect the compressor.
Odours from the
The interior may need to be cleaned
Some food, containers or wrapping cause odours.
Noise from the
The sounds below are quite normal:
@® Compressor running noises.
O Air movement noise from the small fan motor in the freezer
compartment or other compartments.
@Gurgling sound similar to water boiling.
® Popping noise during automatic defrosting.
® Clicking noise before the compressor starts.
Other unusual noises are due to the reasons below and may
need you to check and take action:
@The cabinet is not level.
@The back of appliance touches the wall.
@Bottles or containers fallen or rolling.
The motor runs
It is normal to frequently hear the sound of the motor, it will
need to run more when in following circumstances:
e Temperature setting is set colder than necessary.
@® Large quantity of warm food has recently been stored in
the appliance.
@®The temperature outside the appliance is too high.
@Doors are kept open too long or too often.
@ After your installing the appliance or it has been switched off
for a long time.
A layer of frost occurs in
the compartment
Check that the air outlets are not blocked by food and ensure
food is placed within the appliance to allow sufficient ventilation.Ensure
that door is fully closed.To remove the frosst,plerse refer to cleaning
and care chapter.
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You may have left the doors open too long or too frequently; or
the doors are kept open by some obstacle; or the appliance is
located with insufficient clearance at the sides, back and top
Temperature inside is | Increase the temperature by following the “Display controls”
too cold chapter.
Doors cant be closed | Check whether the top of the refrigerator is tilted back by
easily 10-15mm to allow the doors to self close, or if something inside.
is preventing the doors from closing.
The water pan (located at the rear bottom of the cabinet) may
not be properly leveled, or the draining spout (located underneath the
top of the compressor depot) may not be properly positioned to
direct water into this pan, or the water spout is blocked. You may
need to pull the refrigerator away from the wall to check the pan
and spout.
@®The LED light may be damaged. Refer to replace LED lights
in cleaning and care chapter.
The light is not working OThe control system has disabled the lights due to the door
being kept open too long, close and reopens the door to
reactivate the lights.
Temperature inside is
too warm
Water drips on the floor
Disposalof the appliance
It is prohibited to dispose of this appliance as household waste.
Packaging materials
Packaging materials with the recycle symbol are recyclable. Dispose of the packaging into
a suitable waste collection container to recycle it.
Before disposal of the appliance
1. Pull out the mains plug from the mains socket.
2. Cut off the power cord and discard with the mains plug
Warning! Refrigerators contain refrigerant and gases in the insulation. Refrigerant and
gases must be disposed of professionally as they may cause eye injuries or ignition.
Ensure that tubing of the refrigerant circuit is not damage prior to proper disposal.
Correct Disposal of this product
This symbol on the product or in its packing indicates that this product may
not be treated as household waste. Instead,it should be taken to the appropriate waste
collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potential negative consequences for the environment and human health,
Which could otherwise be caused by the inappropriate waste handling
— of this product. For more detailed information about the recycling of this product,
please contact your local council your household waste disposal service,
or the shop where you purchased the product.
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