PHILIPS Avent SCF358 User Guide

PHILIPS Avent SCF358 User Guide & troubleshooting

PHILIPS Avent SCF358 User Guide
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Important

Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and save it for future
reference.

Danger

  • Do not immerse the cord, plug or appliance in water or other liquid.

Warning

  • Only use the appliance indoors.
  • Do not let the power cord hang over the edge of a table or worktop. Store excess cord in the base of the bottle warmer
  •  Keep the power cord away from hot surfaces.
  • Only connect the appliance to a grounded wall socket. Always make sure that the plug is inserted into the wall socket properly.
  • Before you connect the appliance, check that the voltage indicated on the bottom of the appliance corresponds to the local voltage.
  • If you need to use an extension cord, make sure it is a grounded extension cord with a rating of at least 13 amperes.
  • Do not use the appliance if the plug, the power cord or the appliance itself is damaged. If the power cord is damaged, you must have it replaced by Philips, a Philips authorized service centre or similarly qualified persons in order to  avoid a hazard.
  • Do not place the appliance on or near a hot gas or electric cooker, or in a heated oven.
  • This appliance can be used by persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
  • This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and if they understand the hazards involved. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children unless they are older than 8 and supervised. Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children aged less than 8 years.
  • Children must not play with the appliance.
  • Do not spill water on the power plug.
  • Only use the appliance as described in the user manual  to avoid injury due to misuse.
  • Do not preheat the appliance.
  • Always place a fully assembled bottle with cap in the bottle warmer before you add water.
  • Make sure you add water before you switch on the bottle warmer.
  • Hot water can cause serious burns. Be careful when the bottle warmer contains hot water.
  • The accessible surfaces of the appliance may become hot during use and are subject to residual heat after use.
  • Do not move the appliance when it contains hot water.
  • When the food or milk has reached the required temperature, remove the bottle or container from the bottle warmer. If you leave food or milk in the  bottle warmer, the temperature of the food or milk increases.

Caution

  • This appliance is intended for use in household and similar applications such as farm houses, bed and breakfast accommodations, staff kitchen areas in stores, offices and other work environments, and by guests in hotels, motels and other residential type environments.
  • The food should not be heated for too long.
  • Always check the food temperature before you feed your child. Gently swirl the bottle and check by sprinkling a few drops on the inside of your wrist. (Follow the instructions in section ‘‘Feed your baby the milk’’.)
  • Unplug the appliance when it is not in use.
  • The surface of the heating element is subject to residual heat after use.
  • Let the appliance cool down before you clean it.
  • Follow the descaling instructions to avoid irreparable damage.
  • Do not try to open or repair the appliance yourself. Contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre in your country (see www.philips.com/support).

The production date code YYWW is located in the cord storage compartment in the base of the bottle warmer.

Electromagnetic fields (EMF)

This Philips appliance complies with all applicable standards and regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic fields.

Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips Avent! To fully benefit from the support that Philips Avent offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome.

With this bottle warmer, you can safely warm and defrost milk in Philips Avent and other most common branded feeding bottles and baby food in containers. To help preserve the quality of your breast milk, it is important to warm the milk in a safe and controlled way. The built-in sensor tracks the temperature to avoid overheating.

General description

Product overview

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A Bottle warmer D Keep warm/defrost setting
B Progress indicator E Milk volume setting
C Baby food warming setting F On/off button
Explanation of settings
  • Select the milk volume you warm. You can set from 30 ml / 1 oz up to 330 ml / 11 oz. The bottle warmer warms the milk to approximately body temperature. It then goes to keep warm mode automatically for about 60 minutes.
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    Milk volume
  • Select this setting to warm baby food.
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    Baby food warming
  • The built-in sensor detects the milk / baby food temperature to switch to the optimal setting. If the milk / baby food is warm, it will be warmed gradually and kept at the right temperature. If the milk / baby food is frozen, it will be defrosted to liquid state and then warmed to the right temperature.
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    Keep warm / defrost 

When the entire progress indicator is on but not flashing, the milk / food is ready for feeding. Feed your baby when the milk / food is warmed. Do not rewarm the milk / food after it has cooled down, as bacteria may start to develop in it.

Warm milk
  1. Place the bottle in the bottle warmer. Fill with drinking water to the level of the milk. If you have a large volume of milk, fill with water to approximately 1 cm below the top of the bottle warmer.
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  2. Select the desired setting based on the milk volume and press the on / off button to switch on.
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  3. The progress indicator flashes gradually to show the progress of milk warming.
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  4. When the entire progress indicator lights up continuously, the milk is ready for feeding and the bottle warmer automatically switches to keep warm mode.
  5. The bottle warmer switches off automatically after about 60 minutes, including warming time. The progress indicator turns off.
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Tip

  • If you want the milk warmer, keep the bottle in the appliance until it reaches the desired temperature after the entire progress indicator lights up.
  • If you are using a milk bag, select the keep warm / defrost setting because it takes lesspower to warm milk bags.
  • If you are using a silicone bottle, it takes longer time to warm milk. Keep it in the bottle warmer for 3-4 minutes after the entire progress indicator lights up.

Recommended setting for different containers

Container Recommended Setting
Plastic Milk volume setting
Glass Milk volume setting
Silicone Milk volume setting + 3-4 minutes
Milk bag Keep warm/ Defrost setting

Check the instructions of your milk bag and make sure it can be warmed in a bottle warmer.

Note

  • The time to warm milk depends on the volume, initial temperature and milk bottle material.
Feed your baby the milk
  • Press the on / off button to switch off the appliance and take out the milk bottle.
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    Note
    • If you are using a small milk bottle, such as a 2 oz milk bottle, be careful of the hot water when you take out the bottle
  • Always check the temperature of the milk before you feed your baby. Gently swirl the bottle and check by sprinkling a few drops on the inside of your wrist.
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Reuse the bottle warmer right away for another bottle

If you want to warm another bottle, let the bottle warmer cool down for a few minutes. To speed up, fill the bottle warmer with fresh cold water.
When you switch on the bottle warmer, the progress indicator flashes gradually to indicate that the appliance is warming again.

Note

  • If the progress indicator is on but not flashing, the bottle warmer is still too hot to warm another bottle. Switch off the bottle warmer and let it cool down for a few minutes.
Warm baby food
  1. Place the baby food container in the bottle warmer. Fill with drinking water to the level of the baby food. If you have a large volume of baby food, fill with water to approximately 1 cm below the top of the bottle warmer.
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  2. Select the baby food warming setting and press the on / off button to switch on.
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  3. The progress indicator flashes to show it is in the warming process.
    Note

    • Due to variations in baby food consistency, it is not possible for the appliance to detect precisely how long the baby food should be warmed.
  4. Stir the baby food while the jar or container is in the bottle warmer. For optimal result, check its temperature while it is warming up.  PHILIPS Avent SCF358 User Guide  & troubleshooting 18Be careful not to burn your fingers when holding the container or jar while stirring.
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  5. When the entire progress indicator lights up continuously, the baby food is ready for feeding and the bottle warmer automatically switches to keep warm mode.
  6. The bottle warmer switches off automatically after about 60 minutes, including warming time. The progress indicator turns off.
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Feed your baby the baby food
  • Press the on / off button to switch off the appliance and take out the food container or jar.
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  • Always check the temperature of the baby food before you feed your baby. Gently stir the baby food in the food container or jar and taste it to make sure it is not too hot.
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Reuse the bottle warmer right away for another container of baby food

Follow the same steps as indicated in the section “Warm milk”

Keep warm milk

With this setting, the built-in sensor detects the milk temperature to switch to the optimal setting. If you put warm milk, it is warmed gradually and kept at the right temperature.

  1. Place the bottle in the bottle warmer. Fill with drinking water to the level of the milk. If you have a large volume of milk, fill with water to approximately 1 cm below the top of the bottle warmer.
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  2. Select the keep warm / defrost setting and press the on / off button to switch on.
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  3. The progress indicator flashes to show that milk is warming.
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  4. When the entire progress indicator lights up continuously, the milk is ready for feeding and the bottle warmer keeps the milk at this temperature.
  5. The bottle warmer switches off automatically after about 60 minutes, including warming time. The progress indicator turns off
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    Note
    • The time may vary depends on the milk volume and starting temperature.
Defrost milk

With this setting, the built-in sensor detects the milk / food temperature to switch to the optimal setting. If you put frozen milk / baby food, the bottle warmer  defrosts the milk / baby food to liquid state and then warms it to the right temperature.

  1. Place the bottle in the bottle warmer. Fill with drinking water to the level of the milk. If you have a large volume of milk, fill with water to approximately 1 cm below the top of the bottle warmer.
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  2. Select the keep warm / defrost setting and press the on / off button to switch on.
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  3. The progress indicator flashes to show that milk is defrosting and warming.
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  4. When the entire progress indicator lights up continuously, the milk / baby food is ready for feeding.
  5. The bottle warmer switches off automatically after about 60 minutes, including defrosting and warming time. The progress indicator turns off.
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You can also defrost baby food in the Philips Avent food container with this setting. Due to variations in baby food consistency, it is strongly recommended to continuously stir and check the baby food while you are defrosting it for optimal result.

Cleaning and descaling

Cleaning
  1. Unplug and let it cool down.
  2. Pour out water sideways rather than forwards or backwards to keep water from spilling onto the knob or main plug.
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  3. Wipe with a moist cloth. » Do not use abrasive, antibacterial cleaning agents, chemical solvents or sharp tools to clean the bottle warmer.
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    Note
    • If you used the bottle warmer to warm baby food, make sure that no spilled baby food remains at the bottom of bottle warmer.
Descaling

It is recommended to descale the bottle warmer every four weeks to ensure it works efficiently.
To descale, mix 60 ml / 2 oz of white vinegar with 120 ml / 4oz of cold water. Switch on and select the milk warming setting for contents under 180 ml / 6 oz and let the appliance operate for 10 minutes. Leave the solution in the bottle warmer until all scale has dissolved.
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Note

  • You can also use citric acid based descalers.
  • Do not use other types of descalers.

Empty the bottle warmer and rinse the inside thoroughly. If you still see traces of scale, repeat the descaling procedure.

Recycling

PHILIPS Avent SCF358 User Guide  & troubleshooting 38 This symbol means that this product shall not be disposed of with normal household waste (2012/19/EU).

Follow your country’s rules for the separate collection of electrical and electronic products. Correct disposal helps prevent negative consequences for the environment and human health.

Guarantee and service

If you need information or if you have problems, please visit the Philips website at www.philips.com/avent or contact the Philips Customer Care Center in your country (refer to the enclosed worldwide guarantee leaflet for details). If there is no Customer Care Center in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.

Troubleshooting

This chapter summarizes the most common problems you could encounter with the appliance. If you are unable to resolve the problem with the information below, contact the Consumer Care Center in your country.

Problem :  After switching on the bottle warmer, the entire progress indicator blinks fast and switches off.

Cause

  • The temperature of water in the bottle warmer is too hot or too cold.
  • The boil-dry protection is activated.

Solution

  • Switch off and unplug. Let it cool down for a few minutes. Make sure you fill it with fresh room temperature water.
  • The bottle warmer automatically switches off if it is on and there is no water or not enough water in it. Switch off and unplug. Let it cool down first. Make sure you fill it with enough fresh room temperature water. The bottle warmer is ready to use again.

Problem : The milk is too hot.

Cause

  • You may have selected an incorrect setting or are using a milk bag.

Solution

  • Select the milk volume setting based on the milk volume, not the bottle size.
  • If you are using a milk bag, select the keep warm / defrost setting.

Problem : The milk is still cold.

Cause

  • You may have selected an incorrect setting, are using a silicone bottle, or have filled the bottle warmer with warm water.

Solution

  • Select the milk volume setting based on the milk volume, not the bottle size.
  • If you are using a silicone bottle, select the milk volume settingbased on the  milk volume. When the entire progress indicator is on, wait for 3-4 minutes for the milk to warm.
  • Fill the bottle warmer with fresh room temperature water. Do notuse warm  water.

Problem : After switching on the bottle warmer, the entire progress indicator is on but not flashing.

Cause

  • The bottle warmer is still too hot to warm another bottle. You may have just finished warming a bottle. Switch off and let it cool down for a few minutes.

Solution

  • To speed up, refill the bottle warmer with fresh cold water. When you switch on the bottle warmer, the progress indicator fills up gradually to indicate that the appliance is warming again.

Problem : The entire progress indicator flashes when warming baby food.

Cause

  • Due to variations in baby food consistency, it is not possible for the appliance to detect precisely how long the baby food should be warmed.

Solution

  • Stir the baby food while the jar or container is in the bottle warmer. For optimal result, check its temperature while it is warming .
  • When the entire progress indicator lights up continuously, the baby food is ready for feeding.

 

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