Is it okay to use non-stick cookware that has been scratched?

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  1. Vellur profile image93
    Vellurposted 6 years ago

    Is it okay to use non-stick cookware that has been scratched?

  2. jabelufiroz profile image66
    jabelufirozposted 6 years ago

    With today's improved nonstick, scratching is much less of a problem to worry about. And even if a minor scratch were to occur, it only affects the appearance—not the cooking or easy cleanup performance—of the pan. To avoid scratching, don't use sharp-edged or metal utensils when cooking. Some of the more durable Teflon® quality tested nonstick coatings like Teflon® Platinum and Teflon® Platinum Plus resist damage from metal utensils with careful use.

    1. Vellur profile image93
      Vellurposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for answering, I was wondering if it will poison the food being cooked to a small extent.

  3. Diana Grant profile image93
    Diana Grantposted 6 years ago

    I use them, and I'm still alive, so assume it's OK

    1. Vellur profile image93
      Vellurposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, I use them too. Then I had a doubt whether it is OK to use them.

  4. Tonipet profile image83
    Tonipetposted 6 years ago

    Hello Vellur. Scratches in a nonstick is not much to worry, as long as there are no chips that goes into the food during cooking. Once it starts to chip, there is the risk. It's why nonstick pans must only be used for quick cooking and not really the workhorse. You might want to try a diamond nonstick pan - its a lot more durable in most aspects. Hope that helped. Best of all:smile-Tonette

    1. Vellur profile image93
      Vellurposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for the information, will check it out.


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