This is an adorable mold for use with polymer clay and other things. It will withstand temperatures of up to 395 degrees giving you the opportunity to bake food in your molds below this temperature.Multiple castings can be made from this same mold. The mold can be used for pouring practically anything into it. If you are going to use the mold for food products for consumption, do not use the mold for any other purpose to prevent contamination and make sure the wash the mold with soap and water before using it for food applications. Mold life depends on the material you are molding and how delicately you handle your mold.The actual mold may be slightly different than the one in the photo as this is a homemade item. If there is dust in the mold do not worry, this will not show up in your cast. *Please keep away from small children as this could present a choking hazard.