This 3 quart saucepan will last you forever. Constructed from layers of different metals, Hammer Stahl's Heritage Steel Cookware builds a core that produces efficient, even, heat conduction do local hot spots do not develop and burn contents. The outer material enhances easy cleanup. Chemically nonreactive, thus will not change the taste or edibility of food. Compatible with all stovetops, including induction. Its hollow handle is comfortable to hold and will stay cool. Includes a stainless steel lid. This American made, superior quality construction comes with a warranty giving you a lifetime product. It is unconditionally warranted against defect in material and workmanship for the purchaser’s lifetime. If a stainless steel part rusts, warps, chips, cracks, bends, melts, or breaks, it is considered defective. Ideal for simmering sauces, cooking grains, steaming vegetables, and poaching eggs.