Solidly made canning jars with glass lids! No more rusty, plastic lined lids. Home canning is a satisfying and economical way to preserve food for long term use, so if you love to make dill pickles, blueberry jam, mango chutney, or any other homemade harvest delight, these plastic-free jars are for you. German-made Weck jars are formed from thick, hardy glass and made to withstand boiling, sterilizing and indefinite repeated use. The glass lids fit snugly on the jar with a natural rubber ring creating a hermetic seal. The lid is held in place with two stainless steel spring clamps, adjusted for permanent spring action even with continual use. The system design is ingenious. When the seal on the jar is intact and airtight, the tab on the rubber ring will face downwards. The clamps can then be removed and reused. The jars are stackable for easy storage. And to release the vacuum created by the seal, simply pull on the rubber seal tab until you hear a whizzing or hissing sound of air moving quickly. The lid can then be easily removed. Each jar comes with a glass jar and glass lid, a 100% natural rubber seal, and two stainless steel spring clamps. The jars all have wide openings for clean, easy filling and serving. They are microwave safe (without the clamps and seals!). BPA-free, phthalate free, PVC-free, lead-free. Recyclable. Note: If you are concerned about the possibility of lead in Weck glass products please note that we have conducted leach testing with a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Information Act-accredited laboratory and no lead was detected. Details for this Weck Glass Short Mold Canning Jar #743: Dimensions: 14.7 cm / 5 3/4" high; 10 cm / 3 7/8" opening Volume: 850 ml / 28.7 fl oz / ~3 3/5 cup (when filled to brim) Replacement Lid and Rubber Ring: Large size About Weck J. Weck Company of Oflingen, Germany are a storied brand in the realm of home canning, credited with developing and introducing the now common practice of preserving food in glass jars. On January 1, 1900, Johann Weck first released his carefully designed, high quality all glass jars. The design of the jar and seal made it easier to determine if the jar was properly sealed, thus making for a more pleasant canning experience -- much less chance of opening a jar of chutney or pickled beets before Christmas dinner to find it moldy or rancid. For more info on canning safely and efficiently, take a look at this page on the Weck site. Dimensions: 14.7 cm / 5 3/4" high; 10 cm / 3 7/8" opening Volume: 850 ml / 28.7 fl oz / ~3 3/5 cup (when filled to brim) Replacement Lid and Rubber Ring: Large size Materials: Jar and lid made of thick, heat resistant, high quality, soda lime glass; 100% natural rubber seal ring; stainless steel clamps. Care Instructions: Dishwasher and microwave safe. Wash thoroughly in clean soapy water before using for canning (sterilize for 10 minutes in boiling water if necessary). Country of Manufacture: Germany. Health and Environment: BPA-free, phthalate-free, PVC-free and lead-free. Recyclable.
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