When using electrical appliances, especially when children are present, basic safety precautions should always be taken, including the following: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING KEEP AWAY FROM WATER DANGER - Any appliance is electrically live, even when the switch is off. To reduce the risk of death by electric shock: 1. Always unplug appliance immediately after using. 2. Do not use while bathing. 3. Do not place or store appliance where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink. 4. Do not place in, or drop into water or other liquids. 5. If an appliance falls into water, unplug it immediately. Do not reach into the water. WARNING - To reduce the risk of burns, electrocution, fire, or injury to persons: 1. This appliance should never be left unattended when plugged in. 2. Do not pull, twist, or wrap line cord around appliance. 3. This appliance should not be used by, on or near children or individuals with certain disabilities. 4. Use this appliance only for its intended use, as described in this manual. Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer. 5. Never operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly or if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water. Return the appliance to an authorized service center for examination and repair. 6. Keep the cord away from heated surfaces. 7. Never use while sleeping or drowsy. 8. Never drop or insert any object into any opening or hose. 9. Do not use outdoors or operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered. 10. Unit is hot when in use. Do not let heated surfaces touch eyes or skin. 11. Do not place the heated unit directly on any surface while it is hot or plugged in. 12. Never block the air openings of the appliance or place it on a soft surface, such as a bed or couch, where the air openings may be blocked. Keep the air openings free of hair, lint and other debris. 13. Do not use an extension cord with this appliance. 14. Do not touch hot surfaces of the appliance. Use handles or knobs. 15. Do not attempt to touch the housing of your appliance near the heat plate, as it is hot when in use. 16. Before plugging in, read the information about dual voltage contained in the Operating Instructions section of this booklet. 17. To avoid tangling, never roll the hair around the smoothing brush. 18. Do not operate with a voltage converter. 19. This appliance is not a toy. Keep away from children.