Cascade Designs recalls camping cooking pots

Photo source: CPSC

The pot handle can detach or become loose, posing burn and scald risks

Cascade Designs of Seattle, Wash., is recalling about 83,000 MSR camping cooking pots sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The pot handle can detach or become loose, posing burn and scald risks from hot food and liquids spilling from the product.

The company has received 22 reports of the pot handle either detaching or becoming loose, including two reports of burn injuries.

This recall involves select Cascade Designs camping cooking pots.

The anodized aluminum pots are various 1- to 2-liter pots sold individually and as a part of stove systems and kits.

The recalled models include Reactor, Trail Lite and PocketRocket Stove Kits. MSR is written on the side of the pots.

The pots, manufactured in Thailand, were sold at outdoor equipment stores nationwide from January 2008, through October 2023, for between $40 and $290.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled camping cooking pot, and contact Cascade Designs for instructions on submitting a photo of the product to receive a free replacement pot handle/lifter.

The replacement pot handle/lifter does not require tools to install.

Consumers may contact Cascade Designs at (800) 531-9531 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at for more information.

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