A stock pot is an essential part of all well-equipped kitchens. This 16-Qt. pot is made from durable 18/8 stainless steel with a thick encapsulated base with aluminum core for quick, even heat distribution. The magnetic stainless-steel base makes this pot safe to use on induction cooktops. The large loop handles are riveted for strength and safety and the tempered glass lid is oven-proof to 450°F and includes a small steam vent. Dishwasher safe.