The golden rule with appliances is to unplug when not in
use. This is especially relevant to heat producing
appliances such as toasters. Unplugging your toaster after use
avoids any risk of fire caused by a faulty appliance or faulty
Did you know that all toasters sold in Europe and North America
regardless of brand are classified as an 'Attended
Appliance' by international approval bodies and the
international safety standards which govern small electrical
appliances including toasters?
An attended appliance such as a toaster, should not be left in
operation without being supervised. Toasting bread is the process
of applying heat to a combustible substance, so care and attention
must always be taken when using your toaster. This applies to any
make or model of toaster.