The Comal is an essential tool used in many applications such as in preparing tortillas, toasting spices, and roasting vegetables. Length 17in (including handle) , Width 15.5in, Height 0.75in and Diameter 15.5in. The Carbon Steel Comal, like cast iron skillets or woks, becomes seasoned and lend the foods cooked on them little extra hint of flavor, unlike modern nonstick ones that lend nothing to the food. Will last many years with proper use and care (each piece comes with a product information sheet outlining the Uses and Care for the product). Completely natural and safe, contains no toxins or lead.