Soup & Stock Pots - The enamel-on-steel construction of Le Creuset stockpots provides uniform heating for slow-simmering soups and spaghetti sauce or cooking pasta. The 10-quart stockpot is tall and comparatively narrow so heat quickly percolates through layers of food and liquid. The mainstay of French chefs for nearly a century, Le Creuset cookware features bold and bright colors in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit any culinary need. Each cookware piece is skillfully finished by hand. Imported. Dishwasher-safe, but hand washing is recommended. 10-quart capacity. Product Features Heavy-gauge, carbon steel construction provides uniform heating to simmer soup and sauce, or cook pasta Enameled glossy porcelain coating is impermeable to odors and stains Easy-clean enamel surfaces are scratch-resistant Foods will not react with the enameled finish Superior conduction of heat promotes faster cooking times Even distribution and retention of heat ensures cookware stays hot longer Heavy, tight-fitting - Specifications Model: N4100 Materials: Heavy-gauge carbon steel, procelain-enameled coating, stainless-steel, phenolic knob 10 1/2 Dia. (13 L w/handles x 8 1/2 H (11 w/lid) Base: 8 1/4 Dia. Capacity: 10-quart Weight: 6-lb. Made in Thailand Care Instructions Before first use, wash stockpot in hot water with a mild detergent. Rinse well and dry. Always ensure base stockpot is covered by water before heating. Avoid leaving water in stockpot when not in use. A build-up of mineral deposits may occur and reduce efficiency. Match stockpot base to size of burner. Do not bang the stockpot. Repeated knocks may damage the enamel.