Do the New Non-Stick Pans Affect Parrots Like the Old Teflon Did?

Answer The dangers that nonstick cookware poses for parrots is not limited to Teflon cookware. Teflon is a trademark owned by Dupont for a chemical called polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). It is the chemica... Read More »

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Are all non-stick pans made with Teflon?

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classified Teflon as a carcinogen, consumers and producers took note. NonTeflon cookware is available. Good Housekeeping magazine recommends brands suc... Read More »

How Can I Clean & Fix Teflon Pans?

Teflon is the brand name of a type of non-stick cookware that is manufactured by duPont, although the name has become synonymous with all types of non-stick surfaces used for pots and pans. The sur... Read More »

Are Teflon pans safe to use?

Teflon® non-stick coated cookware may be hazardous to your health if overheated during use. If heated above 500ºF, the coating could break down, releasing microscopic toxic and carcinogenic gases... Read More »

How do I clean Teflon-coated pans?

Use a dishcloth or sponge and hot soapy water to wash a Teflon-coated pan. Wash the pan after each use, once it has cooled. If a thin layer of oil has baked into the Teflon pan, simply scrub a bit ... Read More »