Clean a black ceramic cooktop regularly using nonabrasive cleaner and a soft cloth or paper towel. For heavy burned-on stains, use the cooktop cleaner and a razor scraper. Spills of melted plastic, milk, tomato sauce or mixtures high in sugar must be removed immediately, even while the cooktop is hot.
Clean the black ceramic cooktop surface after each time you use it by applying nonabrasive ceramic cooktop cleaner, rubbing it thoroughly, and wiping it dry with a cloth or paper towel. Wait until the cooktop has cooled before cleaning it. Do not use general purpose cleaners, abrasive sponges or scouring pads. For burned-on residue or persistent stains, sprinkle some cooktop cleaner on the stain, and carefully scrape it with a razor scraper held at a 45-degree angle. When the stain is gone, wash the surface with cooktop cleaner and a cloth or paper towel.
If plastic, sugar, tomato sauce or milk is spilled on the cooktop, turn off the stove, put on an oven mitt and use a cloth or razor scraper to remove as much of the spill as possible. Once the stove has cooled, clean the cooktop surface with cooktop cleaner, a razor scraper and a soft cloth. Avoid using the stained area until it is completely clean, or the cooktop surface may become permanently damaged.