T-Fal invented the non-stick fry pan in the 1950s. Since then they have created an extensive line on non-stick cookware. T-Fal isnt just manufacturing pots and pans; they are making the T-Fal ActiFry Low Fat Multi-Cooker And Health Fryer. Its a great way to keep all the flavor and reduce the fat in your favorite dishes. The T-Fal brand contains no Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also known as C8 and perfluorooctanoate, Lead, or Cadmium. All T-Fal products are recyclable.