Made out of tinplate which complies with FDA regulations for food contact. Internally coated with food lacquer which complies with FDA regulations for food contact. Virtually air tight : Retains freshness of food. Convenient to open and close. Highest barrier properties to oxygen / moisture / rodents / pests. 100% recyclable and environment friendly. 100% protection to UV rays and sunlight. Highly decorative, hence excellent shelf appeal. Light weighted yet unbreakable. For dry products storage only. Beautify your kitchen / home.