"Excel Hard Anodized Kadai / Shallow Kadai is made of heavy duty metal that ensures more durability than any other hard anodized cookware. Excel cookware heats quickly and it retains heat better which helps faster and even cooking. It can also be used as an ideal cook & serve utensil on your dining table. Excel hard anodized range of cookware is designed to make cookware more convenient, healthy and economical than even before. Excel hard anodized cookware range will quench your thirst for an ideal cookware in terms of quality, design and durability. Use & Care Instructions This product is stick resistant and not a non-stick product. Some foods will require a certain quality of oil and careful control of temprature to prevent sticking. While cooking and cleaning, care should be taken to avoid burns and injury. Let the pan cool down naturally after use before washing it throughly with liquid soap and nylon scrubber This pan allows use of metal spoons but do not hit the pan or its rim with the metal spoon or any sharp metallic implements. Avoid fuel wastage due to excessive heating which also causes food sticking and burning. Avoid cleaning of pan in mechanised cleaning equipments such as dishwasher etc. About the Brand Excel brand is owned by Sahajanand Microcoat Pvt. Ltd (SMPL) which was set up in the year 1996. Excel Hard Anodized cookware are built keeping in mind of safety,innovation, durability and trust. SMPL is equipped with latest machinery required for production of hard-anodized cookware products."