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Cookware Company Recalls Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Ovens Due to Burn and Injury Hazards

  • Recalled Double Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Oven with Lid
  • Recalled Double Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Oven with Lid
  • Lid of Recalled Double Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Oven
Name of Product:
Greenpan SimmerLite Dutch Ovens with Lid

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

Recall Date:
July 22, 2020
About 11,160
Consumer Contact

Cookware Company toll-free at 877-926-6526 between 8:30am and 5:00pm ET Monday through Friday, email or online at and click on “SimmerLite Dutch Oven Product Recall” for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves the Greenpan Simmerlite Dutch Oven with Lid.  The product was 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 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

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


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

Sold At

Online at,,,, and in  various independent gourmet kitchen stores nationwide from September 2018 through May 2020 for between $100 and $170.

Manufactured In:

The Cookware Company (USA) LLC, of Irvington, New York

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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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