Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

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Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:09 pm

We bought a cheap little saucepan today, aluminium with some sort of outer coating. While it was over the flame we were both coughing in fits, and it didn't occur to me until later that there was a direct correlation between the coughing and the pot being on the stove. Has this happened to others?
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by nightmare.believer » Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:12 pm

Fucking pussy.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by Sir_Quality_U_Feel » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:19 am

nightmare.believer wrote:Fucking pussy.
time for you to go.
I'll give ya 500 Riel for it...
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by Sailorman » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:00 am

I bought a new frying pan, Magic Mom brand and the coating started to come off on the first washing.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by Garry.Crabtree » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:05 am

Maybe you couldn't get the sticky label off your non stick saucepan.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by HotRecruiter » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:11 am

Cooking capsicum (little hot chilli peppers) in oil seems to have a choking effect on me, doesn't it on you?

Seems to rob the air of oxygen, or supplant it! Ever walk by a Thai outdoor gas stove, and be wafted by that oxygen-choking smoke?
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by nightmare.believer » Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:33 am

Sorry about the insult. It seemed funny after 12 beers or so, but on reflection I feel bad about it.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:59 am

Maybe a silly question, but did you remove the plastic packaging and any stickers? I always give any new cookware a thorough wash before using, just to be safe.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by Mrs Stroppy » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:08 pm

Yes, all the packaging removed and I washed it twice. Our cook top is right next to a window (can't change it), I had just closed the window as it was almost blowing the gas flame out. When we both started coughing.
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Re: Toxic fumes from new cooking pot?

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:28 pm

got a wok from china i couldnt burn clean, threw it away.
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