Our Tembusu wood spatula is a great staple item for any kitchen. Unlike plastic when heated, this flipper will not emit any chemicals into your food while cooking. It is extremely sturdy - Tembusu wood is known to easily last 100+ years and is not favored by weevils or termites. Handwash in warm soapy water. Avoid leaving this item to soak in water for prolonged periods of time. Rub with beeswax oil to preserve the life of the wood.