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December 1, 2022

RE: 2023 PFAS Regulations and Lynns Concepts 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:


Tuxton’s products featuring Nonstick Coating listed below contain the intentionally added substance Fluoropolymer (PFAS) found in the Candidate Chemicals List published on the Department of Toxic Substances Control website ( as of December 1, 2022:

  • Lynns Mercury 10 Inch Nonstick Open Frypan (Item No. 2AF170-NFW24)

Additionally, All Stainless Steel Items contain the below:


Substance: manganese powder


Substance: Phosphorus






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 products below contain intentionally added fluoropolymers in order to facilitate the nonstick properties of the pans:


  • Lynns Mercury 10 Inch Nonstick Open Frypan (Item No. 2AF170-NFW24)

Lynns has always set consumer satisfaction as its top priority. For years, Lynns has implemented strong quality control procedures to manage and monitor quality both upstream (supply, production) and downstream (logistics, distribution and customer service). If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out. We'd love to hear from you.

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