Safety Procedures While Using the Anova Precision® Cooker

Anova products ensure safe operation when installed, operated, and maintained according to safety recommendations in this manual. This section explains the potential dangers that may arise when operating the Anova Precision® Cooker and notes many important safety precautions.

  1. This system is not a toy – do not let children operate it.

  2. Hot surfaces - the cooking pot and the main body of the circulator can get hot when used. Use an oven mitt when handling. Allow system to cool before emptying the water bath.

  3. Do not immerse system past the etch top mark of stainless steel skirt. If water is splashing above mark the skirt reduce water amount.

  4. Only the stainless steel skirt and the pump housing are dishwasher safe.

  5. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before disassembly / cleaning.

  6. Use the Anova heavy gauge cord only and never operate with a damaged cord or plug, do not use an extension cord.

  7. Do not use outdoors.

  8. This device is for cooking only.
  9. Do not place unit on or near a stove, or in an oven.

  10. Take care when removing food pouches and they can be hot - use tongs to handle pouches.

  11. Do not use this appliance for anything other than intended use. (Like laboratory work – most of the materials used are not rated for lab solvents or corrosives)

  12. Use properly grounded electrical outlets only.

  13. Some countertops such as marble, Corian, and other surfaces cannot withstand the heat generated by the circulator. Anova Culinary LLC is not liable for any damage caused to such surfaces.

  14. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DISASSEMBLE. Only Anova trained technician can service this product.

  15. BURN HAZARD - Do not reach in to the water bath to retrieve food pouches – use tongs.

  16. OBSERVE ALL WARNING LABELS ON PRODUCT - Read all labels on product to ensure proper usage.

  17. Firmly lock the circulator on the bath tank with the screw clamp - Place the tank on an even surface to prevent spills and tipping over.

  18. Do not remove warning labels.

  19. If your circulator falls into water disconnect power ASAP to avoid shock. Do not retrieve the unit until you have unplugged the cord. Do not attempt to use the system if this has happened.

  20. The Anova Precision® Cooker is to be used with water only, no other liquids.


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