This non-stick springform pan with a smooth base is perfect for baking creamy cheesecakes, flourless cake, and other delicate confections. Professional-quality carbon steel with premium quick-release, non-stick coating for uniform baking; PFOA-free, FDA and European LFGB approved. Interlocking side band hugs the base to prevent leaks during baking; sides spring open to release the based with just a flick of the latch. Non-stick surface releases food quickly; no stuck-on, baked-on mess; use wooden or nylon tools; never cut in the pan; instructions included. Heat safe to 390-degrees Fahrenheit; easy non-stick cleanup; hand wash in warm, soapy water and dry thoroughly.