Epicurean Gourmet Series Utensil, saute tool, 13", natural handle w/ slate high temperature nylon head. Will not damage coating on nonstick cookware. Utensil has the look and feel of traditional wood utensil but with all benefits of nylon utensil. Handle is constructed of a nonporous wood based material made with layers of FSC certified paper pressed together with a food safe resin. Eco friendly using recycled paper. Exclusively manufactured in the USA. Epicurean wood products are dishwasher safe, and heat resistant up to 350 F/ 176 C, ( Not Microwave Safe). NSF certified easy to clean and will not harbor bacteria.