GE JGP320 Cooktop User Manual

Safety Instructions Operating Instructions Care and Cleaning Troubleshooting Tips Customer Service
Always keep dish towels, dish cloths, pot
holders and other linens a safe distance
from your cooktop.
Do not store flammable materials near
a cooktop.
Do not store or use combustible materials,
gasoline or other flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity of this or any other
Do not let cooking grease or other
flammable materials accumulate near
the cooktop.
Do not operate the burner without all
burner parts in place.
Do not clean the cooktop with flammable
or volatile cleaning fluids.
Do not clean the cooktop when the
appliance is in use.
Never clean the cooktop surface when it is
hot. Some cleaners produce noxious fumes
and wet cloths could cause steam burns if
used on a hot surface.
Never use the cooktop as a cutting board.
Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick
up a flaming pan. Turn the controls off.
Smother a flaming pan on a surface burner
by covering the pan completely with a well-
fitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray. Use a
multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type
fire extinguisher.
Flaming grease outside a pan can be put out
by covering it with baking soda or, if
available, by using a multi-purpose dry
chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
Cook meat and poultry thoroughly—meat to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 160°F. and poultry
to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 180°F. Cooking to these temperatures usually protects against
foodborne illness.
Use proper pan size—avoid pans that are unstable or easily tipped. Select cookware having flat
bottoms large enough to cover burner grates. To avoid spillovers, make sure cookware is large
enough to contain the food properly. This will both save cleaning time and prevent hazardous
accumulations of food, since heavy spattering or spillovers left on cooktop can ignite. Use pans with
handles that can be easily grasped and remain cool.
Always use the
position when igniting
burners and make sure the burners have
Never leave the surface burners
unattended at high flame settings.
Boilovers cause smoking and greasy
spillovers that may catch on fire.
When using glass cookware, make sure it
is designed for cooktop cooking.
Use only dry pot holders— moist or damp
pot holders on hot surfaces may result in
burns from steam. Do not let pot holders
come near open flames when lifting
cookware. Do not use a towel or other
bulky cloth in place of a pot holder. Such
cloths can catch fire on a hot burner.