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Cookware Company recalls Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Ovens

The lid on the dutch oven can explode while it is in the oven

Photo source: CPSC
The Cookware Company (USA) of Irvington, N.Y., is recalling about 11,160 Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Ovens with lids.

The lid on the dutch oven can explode while it is inside the oven, posing injury and burn hazards to the consumer.

The firm has received four consumer reports of incidents, including three reports of the lid exploding while the product was in the oven, resulting in one report of property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Greenpan Simmerlite Dutch Oven with Lid. sold in six sizes, 3.5Q-7.0Q, and two colors: Black Metallic and Smokey Sky Blue.

The top of the lid says “THE DUTCH OVEN” and “GREENPAN.” The bottom of the lid states “Dishwasher Safe. The Dutch Oven Designed and Engineered in Belgium.”

The bottom of the oven states “Original GreenPan with Magneto2 Induction Technology All Heat Sources Including Induction.”

There is a four-digit date code laser etched onto the back of the sidehandles. The UPC code is printed on the bottom of the box under the barcode.

Recalled Product  Name

UPC Code

GreenPan Simmerlite 3.5Q covered dutch oven


GreenPan Simmerlite 4.5Q covered dutch oven


GreenPan Simmerlite 5.5Q covered (round) dutch oven


GreenPan Simmerlite 7Q covered dutch oven


GreenPan Simmerlite 6.5Q oval dutch oven


GreenPan SimmerLite 5.5Q oval dutch oven  


The Dutch Ovens, manufactured in China, were sold online at,,,, and in various independent gourmet kitchen stores nationwide from September 2018, through May 2020, for between $100 and $170.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the recalled Dutch Ovens immediately and contact Cookware Company for a full refund or a free replacement glass lid.

Consumers may contact Cookware Company toll-free at (877) 926-6526 between 8:30am and 5:00pm (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Full Recall Notice” for more information.

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