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
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.greenpan.us and click on “Full Recall Notice” for more information.