Safety Information

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Product Safety Information
UseFor indoor residential stovetop use only.
Deep Fat FryingThis product is not intended or approved for use with deep fat frying.
Flame activationA StoveTop FireStop unit activates automatically by direct sustained contact with the flame. Normal cooking methods will not activate the product.
Stove procedureRe-ignition is possible if the burner is not turned off.
Activation timeThe time it takes to activate StoveTop FireStop varies based on fire and environmental conditions.
Sprinkler Systems If fire sprinkler systems are installed, they may activate independently of StoveTop FireStop, and potentially may activate before StoveTop FireStop in some situations.
Non-ToxicFire-suppressing powder is non-toxic but may be harmful if swallowed and should not be ingested or exposed to eyes, mouth, open sores, etc. In case of contact with powder, flush from affected area with clean, cool water. If irritation persists, see a physician immediately.
Call 911If more than a very small, controllable fire, get out of the dwelling, call 911 or the local emergency number and pull the fire alarm or otherwise safely notify any other occupants. Close doors behind you to help contain any fire.
DamagesDiscard product if dropped or damaged.
Effective LifeEach unit must be removed or replaced by the “replace before” date on the label or after activation.
Sharp petalsCaution: Open petals are sharp.
SplashingGrease fires may splash and splatter. When activated, falling powder may cause grease to splash.
ChildrenKeep out of reach of children.
Don’t disassembleDo not disassemble the unit or remove fuse(s). Manufacturer is not responsible for units that have been disassembled or tampered with in any way.
Follow instructionsUsers must follow all instructions for StoveTop FireStop (Venthood or Microhood) to function properly.
To reduce the risk of injury to persons or property in the event of a stovetop grease fire, observe the following:

**Many of these tips are based on cooking fire safety tips published by the NFPA. 

Unattended cookingNever leave anything cooking on the stovetop unattended! Use high settings only when necessary and when you are fully present. If you have to leave the kitchen for even a short time, turn off the stove.
Never pick up a flaming pan You may be burned, or if the pan is dropped, flames may quickly spread to other more flammable areas.
Do not use waterA violent explosion may result. Wet dishcloths or towels are also dangerous.
Smother with lidIf possible, slight a tight-fitting lid or cookie sheet over the flaming pan, turn off burner, and wait 20 minutes for it to cool before removing the lid.
Remove pan when done cookingAlways turn off burners and remove pans and other items from cooking surface.
Flammable itemsKeep oven mitts, wooden utensils, pizza boxes, mail, and towels away from the stovetop.
Tired or under the influenceIf you are sleepy, or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other substances, do not attempt to cook.
Supervise childrenNever allow children to cook unsupervised or to play with the stove.