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December 1, 2022
RE: 2023 PFAS Regulations and TUXTON PRO COOKWARE

TO: Valued Customers and Partners,


Several US states have passed requirements for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS have been used for numerous purposes in various consumer product industries for many years including: water repellency, heat resistance, oil / stain resistance.

However, recent studies have shown PFAS to have several concerning characteristics such as a strong resistance to breaking down over time, bioaccumulation in organisms, potential carcinogenicity, and endocrine disruption.


California Assembly Bill No. 1200:

 All Tuxton Home’s stainless steel products below contain the intentionally added substances below found in the Candidate Chemicals List published on the Department of Toxic Substances Control website ( as of December 1, 2022:

Under Colorado House Bill 22-1345 fluoropolymers, such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), are considered "Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances" or "PFAS chemicals", defined as “a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom” in the 2020 Colorado Revised Statutes Title 25 Section 25-5-1302 (7) ( The Tuxton Home products below contain intentionally added fluoropolymers in order to facilitate the nonstick properties of the pans:


  • nonstick frypans: WTCH-0701, WTCH-0801, WTCH-1001, WTCH-1201, WTCH-1401, RTCH-0701, RTCH-0801, RTCH-1001, RTCH-1201, RTCH-1401

  • nonstick frypans: WSCT-070, WSCT-080, WSCT-100, WSCT-120, RSCT-070, RSCT-080, RSCT-100, RSCT-120

  • nonstick frypans: WACE-070B, WACE-080B, WACE-100B, WACE-120B, WACE-140B

All Stainless Steel products contain the below:

Substance Substance CAS number California Authoritative list where substance is cited Link
manganese powder 7439-96-5 ATSDR Neurotoxicants; CA NLs; CA TACs; CDC 4th National Exposure Report; CWA 303(d); IRIS Neurotoxicants; OEHHA RELs
Phosphorus 7723-14-0 CA TACs; CWA 303(d)
Nickel 7440-02-0 CA TACs; CWA 303(c); CWA 303(d); IARC Carcinogens - 1; NTP 13th RoC - known; OEHHA RELs; Prop 65

Chromium 7440-47-3 CA TACs; CDC 4th National Exposure Report; CWA 303(d); OEHHA RELs