The short answer is yes; Pyrex glassware is completely safe to put in a preheated oven. But, Pyrex plasticware, including the plastic lids that come with the glassware, are not oven-safe. The plastic lids are designed for storage only and will melt if you put them in the oven.
Can Pyrex go in the oven at 400?
You can use a Pyrex oven-safe dish in a 400-degree oven. Before the first Pyrex pie plate was manufactured in 1916, home cooks didn’t have access to glass bakeware that withstood both high and low temperatures without breaking.
Can Pyrex go in a 450 degree oven?
Pyrex is meant to be able to withstand higher temperatures. But everything has its limitations. Pyrex can be used safely inside an oven that is less than 450 degrees F. Whether or not it’s inside a conventional oven or a convection oven, this glassware will be safe to use so long as that temperature isn’t exceeded.
How do I know if my Pyrex is oven safe?
The packaging also specifies whether a Pyrex product is oven-safe and includes information about how to properly care for the item before, during, and after using it in the oven. Additionally, oven-safe Pyrex glassware has the words “PREHEATED OVEN ONLY” etched into the bottom.
What temp can you cook Pyrex?
Although popular wisdom states that pyrex should be used between 425°F and 450°F at most, there is an alternative temperature set of temperature limits you could go off of. A Pyrex glass pan could, in theory, endure temperatures of up to roughly 932°F (or 500°C).
What causes Pyrex dishes to explode?
When a Pyrex bowl is heated or cooled rapidly, different parts of the bowl expand or contract by different amounts, causing stress. If the stress is too extreme, the bowl’s structure will fail, causing a spectacular shattering effect.