Do not use the bake pan over direct flame or stove top. Oven use only. This item is not for microwave use. Do not use metal or sharp-edged utensils to mix,stir or release food from bake pan. use mild detergent and warm water with sponge to clean pan before firts use and after each use. Avoid soaking pans overnight. Dry promptly after washing. Do not use abrasive cleaning pads. Not recommended for dishwasher use.