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VapoTherapy Electric Steam

Inhaler

Inhaler Hood

Flow Levers

Arrow

Index Line

On/Off switch 

with Indicator Light

Vent Assembly

Assembly Tabs

Index Line

Water Reservoir

Arrow

Important Safety Instructions
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING,
ESPECIALLY THESE BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS:
WARNING: To avoid electric shock hazard:
1. Appliance should always be unplugged and emptied when not in operation

or while being cleaned.

2. Do not use while bathing.
3. Do not immerse in water or other liquid. Do not overfill.
4. Do not use or store appliance where it may fall into tub or sink. Do not

reach for any appliance that has fallen into water. Unplug immediately.

5. This product has a polarized plug as a safety feature. This plug will fit into

a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit, reverse it; if the
plug still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to
defeat this safety feature.

6. Do not use with an extension cord.
7. Unplug appliance immediately after use.
WARNING: To avoid the risk of burns, electric shock, fire or other injury:
1. Keep out of reach of children. Provide constant close supervision when

appliance is used by invalids.

2. Use appliance only as described in this manual and only with attachments

supplied or recommended by Kaz. Never move or lift the steam inhaler
while it is in use. It can spill boiling water if tilted or upset.

3. Never operate appliance with a damaged cord, or if appliance has been

dropped or damaged.

4. Keep cord away from heated surfaces. Be sure to position cord to prevent

accidental tripping or pulling.

5. Always use appliance on a firm, level surface to ensure against tipping,

which would release boiling water.

6. Do not use appliance while sleepy or drowsy.

7. Do not use in area where aerosol products are being used or where oxy-

gen is being administered.

8. Never use the Steam Inhaler without water. Never add any medication or

inhalant liquids to the water reservoir, such as Vicks® VapoSteam or Kaz
Inhalant. Severe burns could result.

Condition of Sale
As a condition of sale, the purchaser assumes responsibility for the proper
care and use of this appliance in accordance with our printed instructions.
The purchaser or user must judge for himself or herself when to use it and
length of use.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

CAUTION: When using on wood surfaces, please place unit on water-
resistant mat for protection.

9. Move the Flow Levers counterclockwise for minimum

steam flow. Place your face in the hood as pictured on
the cover page. Do not rest your face on the Inhaler Hood
because the soft plastic may bend, allowing steam to
escape or causing the Inhaler to tip over and spill boiling
water. Breathe normally through your nose and mouth,
inhaling steam into your nasal and throat passages.
Continue treatment for five to fifteen minutes (see How to
Regulate Steam Flow and Temperature 
below).

Never move or lift the
Inhaler while it is in use.
Steam is produced by
boiling water; tilting can
cause water spill and
possible burns.

10. When vapor therapy treatment is completed, move On/Off

switch to the OFF position. The lamp will go out.
Disconnect plug from electrical outlet. Allow the Steam
Inhaler to cool before moving or refilling it (see Care and
Cleaning section). Do not operate Steam Inhaler when
empty.

How to Regulate Steam Flow and Temperature
The Personal Steam Inhaler features a patented adjustable
Vent Assembly which allows you to use either of the Flow
Levers to control the amount of steam you inhale as well as
regulate temperature.

FOR MORE STEAM:
1. Move either Vent Lever clockwise toward the “HI” set-

ting. More steam will increase the temperature; this set-
ting will thus feel hotter.

FOR LESS STEAM:
1. Move either Vent Lever counterclockwise for lower

steam flow and temperature.

2. If the steam is still uncomfortably warm, lift your face one

or two inches above the Inhaler Hood and continue to
inhale.

4. Using tap water, fill the Water Reservoir to just below the

cup rim. Do not overfill. Use with water only. Do not add
any medication or inhalant liquids, such as Vicks®
VapoSteam or Kaz Inhalant, to the water reservoir. An
unsafe condition may result if anything is added to the
water.

5. Replace the Vent Assembly. Align the Index Line with the

raised Arrow on the Base. Be sure the Tabs align with the
slots on the top of the Base, then turn the Vent Assembly
clockwise until it locks into place.

6. Replace Inhaler Hood.
7. Connect cord to electrical outlet. Do not use with exten-

sion cord. Press the On/Off Switch to the ON position. The
Indicator Light will illuminate.

8. The Steam Inhaler will take approximately 3-5 minutes to

begin making steam. Use caution, the water reservoir and
water will become extremely hot.

1. Fully unravel cord. Failure to do so could cause overheat-

ing and possible fire hazard. Do not use with extension
cords. Place inhaler on a flat, stable surface for use.

2. Remove Inhaler Hood.

3. Turn the Vent Assembly counterclockwise until the Index

Line is aligned with the Arrow on the top of the Base (just
above the Switch). Note how the Tabs align with the slots
in the Base. Lift the Vent Assembly straight up to remove it.

Using Your VapoTherapy 

Electric Steam Inhaler

Flow Levers

Lock Symbol

Base

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