The Cooks Standard 12-Quart Classic Stainless Steel Stockpot with Lid is made with polished 18/10 stainless steel with an aluminum disc layered in the bottom. The aluminum disc layered bottom provides even/quick heat distribution and prevents hot spots. Stainless steel lid keeps in heat and moisture for a tight seal. Deep stainless steel riveted handles offer durability and stay cool. Tapered lip for easy and drip-free pouring. Induction compatible. Works on gas, electric, glass, ceramic, halogen, etc. Oven safe to 500F. Dishwasher safe.