July 22, 2020 — The Cookware Company LLC has issued a recall for about 11,160 Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Ovens due to a burn hazard.
The problem is that the lid on the dutch oven can explode while it is inside the oven, posing injury and burn hazards to the consumer.
The Cookware Company has received 4 reports of incidents, including 3 reports of the lid exploding when the product was inside the oven, resulting in one report of property damage. No injuries were reported.
The recall involves the Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Oven with a lid, including round 3.5Q, 4.5Q, 5.5Q, and 7Q dutch ovens, as well as the oval-shaped 6.5Q and 5.5Q products.
The following products and UPC codes are included in the recall:
- GreenPan Simmerlite 3.5Q covered dutch oven – 885837016505
- GreenPan Simmerlite 4.5Q covered dutch oven – 885837016512
- GreenPan Simmerlite 5.5Q covered (round) dutch oven – 885837016529
- GreenPan Simmerlite 7Q covered dutch oven – 885837017922
- GreenPan Simmerlite 6.5Q oval dutch oven – 885837017939
- GreenPan SimmerLite 5.5Q oval dutch oven – 885837019681
The top of the lid says “THE DUTCH OVEN” and “GREENPAN.” They were sold in two colors: Black Metallic and Smokey Blue Sky.
They were sold online at Greenpan.us, Amazon.com, Macys.com, Surlatable.com, Food52.com and in various independent gourmet kitchen stores nationwide from September 2018 through May 2020 for between $100 and $170.
Consumers should stop using the recalled Dutch Ovens and contact Cookware Company for a full refund or a free replacement glass lid.
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