Are Grill Mats Safe? What are the Types of Grill Mats?
BBQ Grill Mats have definitely made the cleanup process easier than ever before. As someone who barbecues regularly, I find that cleaning your BBQ grill sometimes feels like one of the toughest jobs in the world. Especially after chowing down on some delicious BBQ.
Barbecue grill mats are a result of our pursuit of happiness convenience. From microwaves to non-stick utensils, we like things that help us spend less time cooking and more time eating. BBQ Grill Mats are popular because cleaning them is much easier than cleaning a grill manually. However, with all the news reports about the toxicity of BBQ Grill Mats, it’s important to know if we’re putting our families at risk for this convenience.
Through this article, I’m going to discuss the toxicity of BBQ grill mats, the non-toxic alternatives, and other questions that you may have around BBQ Mats.
Let’s jump right in!
What Are BBQ Grill Mats?
Barbecue Grill Mats (aka BBQ Grill Liners) are heat-resistant sheets used as a non-stick grilling surface. They are placed on the top of grill grates to simplify cleanups and prevent grease flare-ups. Barbecue Grill Mats are made from fiberglass cloth and covered with a non-stick coating.