26th November 2019

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Is nonstick cookware bad for you?

Dangers of Overheating. Generally speaking, Teflon is a safe and stable compound. However, at temperatures above 570°F (300°C), Teflon coatings on nonstick cookware start to break down, releasing toxic chemicals into the air (14). Inhaling these fumes may lead to polymer fume fever, also known as the Teflon flu.
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