GE JGP331 Cooktop User Manual

Do not use water on grease fires.
Never pick up a flaming pan.
off burner, then smother flaming pan
by covering pan completely with well-fitting lid,
cookie sheet or flat tray. Flaming grease outside a
pan can be put out by covering with baking soda
or if available a multi-purpose dry
foam-type extinguisher.
Do not store flammable materials near the
Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other appliance.
Do not let cooking grease or other
flammable materials accumulate
in or near the cooktop.
Always use the LITE position when
igniting top burners and make sure the
burners have ignited.
Never leave surface burners unattended at
high flame settings.
Boilover causes smoking and
greasy spillovers that may catch on fire.
Adjust surface burner flame size so it does
not extend beyond the edge of the cookware.
Excessive flame is hazardous.
Use only dry pot
moist or damp pot holders on hot
surfaces may result in burns from
steam. Do not let pot holders come near open
when lifting cookware. Do not use a towel
or other bulky cloth in place of
pot holder.
To minimize the possibility of burns,
ignition of flammable materials and spillage,
turn cookware handles toward the side or
center of the cooktop without extending over
adjacent burner.
Always turn surface burner to OFF before
removing cookware.
Watch foods being fried at HI flame setting.
Foods for frying should be as dry as possible.
Frost on frozen foods or moisture on fresh
foods can cause hot fat to bubble up and over
sides of pan.
Use least possible amount of fat for effective
shallow or deep-fat frying.
Filling the pan too
of fat can cause spillovers when food is added.
If a combination of oils
fats will be used
in frying,
stir together before heating, or as fats
melt slowly.
Always heat fat slowly,
and watch as it heats.
Use a deep fat thermometer whenever
to prevent overheating fat beyond the
smoking point.
Use proper pan
size—Avoid pans that are
unstable or easily tipped. Select cookware
having flat bottoms large enough to properly
contain food and avoid
and large enough to cover burner grate. 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.
Do not place hot cookware on the glass
This could cause glass to
When using glass cookware,
make sure it is
designed for top-of range cooking.
Keep all plastics away from top burners.
To avoid the possibility of a burn, always be
certain that the controls for all burners are at
OFF position and all grates are cool before
attempting to remove a grate.
If cooktop is located near a window,
do not use
long curtains which could blow over the top
burners and create a fire hazard.
If you smell gas,
turn off the gas to the cooktop
and call a qualified service technician. Never use
an open flame to locate a leak.
aluminum foil to line burner bowls.
Misuse could result in a fire hazard or damage to
the cooktop.
Do not cover or block the area around the
cooktop knobs.
This area must be kept clear for
proper ventilation and burner performance.