Light, rigid curved blade. The rounded ridge on the back of the blade greatly reduces all risks of injury. Can be sterilized up to 120C/250F. Comes in a protective sleeve. 10.25″/26cm. Product Specifications Double tempered (heat treated) blades provide optimal flexibility High grade stainless steel offers maximum resistance to corrosion Mirror polished to eliminate any surface imperfection and microscopic pores Rounded finish on spine of the blade ensures maximum safety if hand slips