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Discoloration on Stainless Cookware

Possible Solutions

  • Overheating or allowing a pan to boil dry can cause yellow, brown, dark purple, blue or rainbow tints on the stainless steel surface.

    • Although harmless, these tints can spoil the appearance of the pan.
  • To remove this discoloration,  use a powdered cleaning agent designed to remove oxidization and a non abrasive cleaning pad.
    • Wash with warm soapy water, rinse and dry.


  • Discoloration is not covered under your product warranty.
    • Please note that allowing a pan to boil dry can cause serious damage to your product and cooking surface, property damage and/or personal injury.
    • Never leave a pan unattended and never allow a pan to boil dry.




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