How do I know if my pan is oven safe?

To make sure that your cookware is oven-proof, have a look at the bottom of the pan. There should be a mark that notes if the cookware can be used in the oven. Another way is to consult the instructions in order to find out what the maximum oven temperature setting your pan can tolerate without being damaged by heat.

What happened Ultrex cookware?

The Ultrex company went out of business as soon as they realized the product was unsafe so that they would not have to cover the lifetime warranty. As usual, HSN claims no responsibility for endangering lives. Furthermore, it is illegal to resell a recalled product. Please do not buy or use this product.

Why is ultrex unsafe?

Hazard: The non-stick part of the pan can separate forcefully and be propelled when the pan is preheated, used on high heat, or used for frying, deep-frying or braising. This can pose a serious burn hazard from hot oil or food contents spilling onto consumers.

Can hard-anodized cookware go in the oven?

Can hard-anodized cookware go in the oven? While you should always consult the manufacturer’s instructions, most hard-anodized cookware is oven-safe to some degree. The exact oven-safe temperature will be listed by the manufacturer on the packaging.