Is commercial aluminum cookware the same as Calphalon?

Is commercial aluminum cookware the same as Calphalon?

Due to the popularity of their cookware, in 1992, Commercial Aluminum Cookware changed its name to Calphalon. Today, our cookware features a wide variety of cooking surfaces, styles, and sizes, giving chefs the flexibility to select the best cookware for the task at hand, and expect superior results.

When did Calphalon stop using Teflon?

PTFE used to be made with a chemical known as PFOA, which was linked to known illnesses and health concerns. But since 2013, the chemical has been removed from the non-stick manufacturing process to protect people and the environment. What is this? The PTFE that Calphalon uses today is completely PFOA-free.

What nonstick coating does Calphalon use?

Calphalon uses PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) material with proprietary reinforcements for wear resistance, as well as additional components to enhance heat transfer. Layers of nonstick coatings are used to increase the durability and thus the quality of nonstick cookware.

Is commercial aluminum cookware safe?

Should aluminum cookware be avoided? The long-term health effects of consuming aluminum are not entirely known, but according to the CDC, the levels found in foods cooked in aluminum pans are generally considered to be safe.

Is Calphalon cookware made in China?

The majority of Calphalon’s aluminum cookware (depending on the line) is manufactured to varying degrees (from 30 to 100 percent) in Toledo, Ohio. The stainless steel and cast iron Calphalon products are only produced in China. Additionally, utensils, bakeware and kitchen gadgets are also made overseas.

Is Calphalon nonstick PFOA free?

All Calphalon nonstick pans are PFOA-free, but some prefer that their nonstick pans are also PTFE-free since PTFE can break down into PFOA at high temperatures. If you’re looking for PTFE-free cookware, Calphalon has a range of ceramic-coated pots and pans.