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Glass cooking pan exploed about 15 minutes after being removed from oven. It had brownies in it, which had been baked at 325 degrees. It was sitting on a cooling rack. No one was hurt. Product had ben used about 3 times prior.

Product Details
  • Product Description: 9 x 13 glass baking pan
  • Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler Name: Pyrex
  • Brand Name: Pyrex
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  • Date Manufactured:
  • Retailer: Walmart
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  • Purchase Date: 3/1/2011
  • Product Category: Kitchen
  • Product Type: Cookware & Tableware
  • Product Code: Nonmetal Cookware (Nonelectric) (461)
Associated Recall
Incident Details
  • Incident Description: 9 x 13 inch Pyrex brand glass cooking pan exploed about 15 minutes after being removed from oven. It had brownies in it, which had been baked at 325 fegrees. It was sitting on a cooling rack. No one was hurt. Product had ben used about 3 times prior.
  • Incident Date: 9/19/2011
  • Incident Location: Home/Apartment/Condominium
Victims Involved
  • Injury Information: Incident, No Injury
  • My Relationship to the Victim: My Spouse
  • Gender: Female
  • Victim's Age When Incident Occurred: 54 years
Comments from the Manufacturer/Private Labeler
  • At World Kitchen the safety of consumers is our highest priority. As part of our standard procedures, we follow up on reported incidents. We encourage consumers with any concerns about our products to contact us toll-free at 800-999-3436, or e-mail us using the “contact us” link on our website--www.pyrexware.com. The Safety & Usage Instructions for our products and other important product information are available at www.pyrexware.com. All glass bakeware can experience thermal breakage if exposed to sudden or uneven temperature changes. You can avoid the most common causes of thermal breakage by following four simple rules: 1. Always place hot glass bakeware on a dry, cloth potholder or towel. ? Never place hot glass bakeware on top of the stove, on a metal trivet, on a damp towel, directly on a counter or in a sink. 2. Never put glass bakeware directly on a burner or under a broiler. 3. Always allow the oven to fully preheat before placing glass bakeware in the oven. 4. Always cover the bottom of the dish with liquid before cooking meat or vegetables.
Additional Details
  • Submitter has product?: Yes
  • Product was damaged before incident?:
  • Product was modified before incident?: No
  • If yes to any, explanation: we will keep it for a while. I told mfg of incidence on their website
  • Have you contacted the manufacturer?: Yes
  • If Not, Do you plan to?:
  • Report Number: 20110920-B5F74-2147475166
  • Report Date: 9/20/2011
  • Sent to Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler: 9/27/2011
  • Report First Publication Date: 10/19/2011
  • Category of Submitter: Consumer