PSA: last night one of our pyrex cooking dishes exploded.

not fractured, exploded. “pyrex isn’t supposed to do that” we thought.

as of a few years ago, Pyrex sold their brand, the new company changed glass recipe as a cost cutting measure, resulting in a pandemic of exploding cookware and a class action lawsuit.

thankfully the patent has expired and the keyword to look for in competing glass cookware products is “borosilicate glass”

@zensaiyuki I had a measuring jug explode a while ago! At room temperature, standing on a room-temperature stone countertop, so it can't have been temp differentials. Fortunately it was empty so I only had to clean up glass, not glass and some possibly sticky or greasy liquid.

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@zensaiyuki Arcuisine, but made of the same type of glass.

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