The bioplastic knife 17 cm (7 inch) is sturdy and of attractive appearance, suitable for all occasions, full meals, buffets, catering, confectionery and for take away. Suitable for could and hot food up to 85 °C (185 °F). On the handle is engraved “Compostable”. It is suitable for contact with any type of food as required by UE and international regulations. The bioplastic is crystallized PLA, derived from corn and other cereals starches. Biodegradable and compostable in accordance with the norm EN13432. The proper disposal of this environmentally friendly product, for sale on Ecobioshopping, is in the organic waste. If dispersed into the environment by mistake, they degrade naturally without a trace.