Read and follow important safety warnings included with Bernzomatic fuel cylinders and hand torches.
Use protective gloves and safety glasses while using hand torches.
Check cylinder and appliance seals before using Bernzomatic products. Never use cylinders with damaged or missing seals. Discard cylinders if dirt or rust particles are present in valve areas.
Be sure the torch head is turned off before attaching a fuel cylinder. Hold the cylinder upright while attaching hoses or appliances. Hand tighten only; over-tightening can damage seals.
Always check for leaks once appliances are attached to the cylinder by covering the connection area with soapy water and watching for bubbles. Additionally, if you hear the hissing of escaping gas, feel extreme cold or smell a rotten-egg odor, do not use as these signs may indicate a fuel leak.
During use, keep hand torches held upright to prevent flare ups or flashes. If appliance sputters or flares, turn cylinder upright and turn unit off. Vent area to remove unburned gas.
Allow hand torches to cool after use. Detach the fuel cylinder for the hand torch when not in use and replace caps to keep valves clean.
Never drop, throw or puncture fuel cylinders. Store fuel cylinders away from living spaces, out of reach of children and away from ignition sources. Do not leave in direct sunlight. Never store at temperatures above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C).