Island Bamboo utensils are perfect for cooking and serving. The Island Bamboo Slotted Spoon features a dark colored bamboo spoon with three alternating sized slots for draining liquids, and a -colored tapered handle for use with pots, pans, and mixing bowls. It is crafted with a special glue which is safe for use in the dishwasher The beautiful caramelized finish is dishwasher safe as well and provides a striking look in any kitchen. The handle also has a hole for storage on overhead or wall hooks. Island Bamboo specializes in creating beautiful bamboo products for your home. Bamboo is a truly material. Durable and long-lasting, it is 16-percent harder than hardwoods like Maple and Oak. It also naturally resists mold and mildew. And most importantly, bamboo is one the worlds" most renewable resources, with incredibly fast growth rates. Bamboo Island products are unique, functional, and attractive and make a perfect gift for holidays, weddings, or any occasion. We pride ourselves on our innovative designs and quality craftsmanship. Bamboo is 16-percent harder than maple making bamboo a better solid surface for cutting. Of note, Island Bamboo uses a specific bamboo called "Moso" which is not a food source for the Giant Panda. Care Instructions: Simply hand wash with soap and warm water then dry thoroughly.