Are nonstick pans safe?

Answer On One Hand: Some Say, "Not Harmful"The United States Environmental Protection Agency's official position on nonstick cookware is that its use is not harmful. According to, "The information... Read More »

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Are nonstick pans bad?

On One Hand: Low Harmful EmissionsPeople worry about the nonstick coating breaking down and emitting carcinogens and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) into the air. PFOA causes birth defects and cancer... Read More »

Safety of Nonstick Pans?

Nonstick cookware is common and convenient. Most nonstick cookware uses PTFE or fluoropolymer formulations, which are compounds applied to metal pans and pots. Bakeware usually uses silicon-based ... Read More »

Can nonstick pans be put in the dishwasher?

Answer Yes. I've done it and the pans are still in great shape.

How do I bake with nonstick pans?

Avoid adding butter or oil to your nonstick pans. According to Better Homes and Gardens (BHG), you also should not use nonstick cooking sprays. Clean nonstick surfaces with with soap, water and a p... Read More »