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Ecolution Nonstick Cookware

Ecolution Nonstick Cookware

It’s well known that Teflon is not a safe cooking product, but non-stick cookware is a godsend when you are preparing foods without oils or foods that tend to stick to your pans. There are a few safe non-stick products around, and Clean Food central rates the Ecolution lines highest for safety, environmental consciousness, quality, effectiveness and price. They offer 5 eco-friendly non-stick aluminum cookware product lines each with unique features and benefits to suit your needs. All Ecolution Cookware is made with Hydrolon, their exclusive PFOA FREE non-stick – a safer solution for healthy and eco-friendly cooking.

PFOA-FREE Hydrolon Non-Stick:
Cookware by Ecolution with Hydrolon Non-Stick employs a new WATER BASED application system, marketed exclusively by Ecolution. The HYDROLON brand will only be placed on non-stick coatings that do not contain any PFOA, unlike traditional type non-sticks which use PFOA. Hydrolon PFOA-Free non-stick is super easy to clean and is dishwasher safe.

Hydrolon is a multi- layer non-stick, similar in that way to traditional type non-stick. All coats use water in place of PFOA (old fashioned harsh solvent) to apply the non-stick. When the non-stick is applied to the metal, the application solvent that evaporates is simply water, greatly reducing emissions. This non-toxic coating is a safer solution for healthy and eco-friendly cooking.

The coating has been thoroughly tested, and performs as well as old-PFOA type formulations. The spray application is done by machine for perfect application. Tests have been performed to make sure that the non-stick release and abrasion resistance is at a high standard.

These non-sticks have been tested for and passed the following series of tests including: Abrasion Test, Contact Angle, Release, Value Boil Test, Thickness Evaluation

The Technical Language: PFOA stands for pertluorooctanoic acid. It is a surfactant and until recently, was an essential polymerization aid used to make certain fluoropolymer dispersions.

In other words… PFOA is a solvent that was required in order to manufacture heat and chemical resistant materials as applied to cookware. The PFOA is burned off during the firing in process. Unlike based non-stick, Hydrolon uses a water based application system so it evaporates during the heating stage of adhesion of the non-stick. PFOA takes a VERY LONG time in the environment to breakdown.

How to use it

Wash all cookware gently in soap and water after purchase.

Heat over medium with a small amount of broth or the lightest spray of cooking oil. Use the pans for low-fat content foods or for times when you want to cook foods with no oil at all, such as whole grains, egg whites, pancakes, etc.

Foods do not brown very well in nonstick cookware, so use these pans for low-fat items and recipes.

Tips

  • Never use harsh cleansers or scrubbing tools to clean Ecolution cookware. Wash by hand with dish soap and soft sponges or put right into the dishwasher.
  • Do not plunge hot pans into cold water to rinse - this wears down the coating and can cause warping.
  • Do not scrape pan on glass top stoves. The grooved bottom (for better heat distribution) may scratch glass surfaces.
  • Do not heat the pans to high temperatures or heat with nothing in the pan.

Where to find it

http://www.ecolutionhome.com/

Very reasonable price range - varies depending on product.


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