The Circulon Ultimum Stainless Steel Saucepan is high performance stainless steel cookware with Ultra Total Non Stick System. Its hi- low circular grooves significantly reduce abrasion creating an exceptional non-stick surface. The non-stick coating also requires little or no oil for cooking. The edge to edge induction suitable base makes for optimum heat distribution and no hot spots which is suitable for all stove tops. All the saucepans have riveted stainless steel fittings for added safety and security. They are metal utensil safe too. Handles Metal pan handles heat up when cooking so be careful when lifting pans and touching handles. Please use an oven glove, mitt or pot holder when handling hot pans.