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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Read all instructions carefully.
2. Use iron only for its intended use.
3. To protect against risk of electrical
shock, do not immerse the iron in
water or other liquids.
4. Never yank cord to disconnect from
outlet. Grasp plug and pull to
5. Do not allow cord to touch hot
surfaces. Let iron cool completely
before putting away.
6. Always disconnect iron from electrical
outlet when filling with water,
emptying, or when not in use.
7. Do not operate iron with a damaged
cord, or after the iron has been
dropped or damaged in any manner.
To avoid the risk of electric shock, do
not disassemble the iron. Return the
iron to Euro-Pro Operating LLC for
examination and repair. Incorrect
reassembly can cause the risk of
electric shock when the iron is used.
8. Close supervision is necessary for
any appliance being used by or near
children. Do not leave iron
unattended while connected or on an
9. Burns can occur from touching hot
metal parts, hot water or steam. Use
caution when you turn a steam iron
upside down; there may be hot water
in the reservoir.
10. Never use or rest iron on an unstable
11. While the iron is hot, never set iron on
an unprotected surface - even if it is
on its heel rest.
When using your iron, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the
12. CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC
SHOCK OR OTHER INJURY, before
filling the iron with water, make sure
that the plug is removed from the
13. WARNING: Never fill the iron with
fabric conditioner, starches or any
other solution, as these will
damage the steam mechanism. Do
not use contaminated water.
14. CAUTION: TO AVOID FIRE, never
leave iron unattended while it is
15. CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC
SHOCK, never use the iron in a
location where it can fall or be pulled
into water or another liquid. If the iron
falls into water or other liquid, unplug it
immediately. DO NOT reach into the
water or liquid.
16. WARNING: Never use scouring pads,
abrasive or chemical cleaners, or
solvents to clean the exterior or
soleplate of your iron. Doing so will
scratch and/or damage the surface.
17. CAUTION: DO NOT aim iron at face,
towards yourself, or anyone else while
using or adjusting steam. Burns or
serious injury may occur.
18. Always store your iron standing
upright, not on the soleplate. If stored
face down, even the smallest amount
of moisture will cause the soleplate to
corrode and stain.
19. This appliance is for household
POLARIZED PLUG: This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than
the other). As a safety feature, this plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way.
If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit,
contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
For Household Use Only
1 Rev. 11/08C
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR
LIGHTWEIGHT PROFESSIONAL IRON
Before using your Shark Lightweight
Professional Iron, remove any labels,
stickers or tags that may be attached to
the body or soleplate of the iron.
When turned on for the first time, your
new iron may emit an odor for up to 10
minutes. This is due to the initial
heating of the materials used in making
Voltage: 120V, 60 Hz
Power: 1400 Watts
*Illustrations may differ from actual product
The odor is safe and should not reoccur
after initial heating.
Also, before ironing with steam for the
first time, allow iron to heat, hold in a
horizontal position and hit the burst of
steam button several times. The iron
may emit some small particles from the
steam holes. This is normal and will
clear after pressing the burst of steam
button several times.
7. Temperature Control Dial
8. Temperature Ready Light
9. Water Level Window Filling
10. Stainless Steel Soleplate
11. Filling Flask
1. Spray Nozzle
2. Water Fill Inlet
3. Variable Steam Control
4. Burst of Steam Button
5. Atomizer Spray Button