A standard size spoon with a protective coating on the bowl to help prevent injury to teeth and lips. Regular product inspection for wear is recommended. Discolouration may occur on the spoons but will not affect the quality of the coating. Hand washing will prolong the life of the coating, however, the spoon may be washed in a household type dishwasher. Note: Institutional dishwasher use is NOT RECOMMENDED. High heat and harsh detergents will damage the vinyl coating.