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Non-Stick Cookware Coating Limitations


  • How to care for Teflon-coated cookware
  • Will eating non-stick coating be harmful?
  • What can Teflon-coated products be used for?
  • At what temperature will the Teflon begin to deteriorate?
  • Can Teflon cookware be used for broiling?
  • Will Teflon harm food?


Teflon is normally safe to use up to 500°F.

  • Refer to the cookware manufacturer's guidelines for additional information.
  • Refer to the cookware manufacturer guidelines for further information on cookware and bakeware coatings with Teflon® Nonstick.
  • See also, DuPont Teflon Cookware Products.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.


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