GE JGP321 Cooktop User Manual

Teach children not to play with the controls
or any other part of the cooktop.
For your safety, never use your appliance
for warming or heating the room.
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.
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For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or
explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
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 LITE 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.
Always turn the surface burner controls off
before removing cookware.
Carefully watch foods being fried at a high
flame setting.