All cookware is PFOA (perfluoro-octanoïc acid) free. Multiple laboratories have tested non-stick cookware and found the product to be free of PFOA.
Lead is a metal that can cause neurological damage as well as various blood disorders. For this reason all coatings and enamels are lead free.
All cookware, produced is 100% cadmium free. The inhalation of cadmium fumes can result in pneumo-difficulties. This soft metal is used in some colouring processes, metal plating, and the manufacturing of various synthetics, but never included in the production of T-fal cookware.