Handy stand holds brush while cooking and for storage. Unique flat bristles hold sauce better. Drip-less valve for “no-mess” cooking. Handle holds 1.5 oz (44 ml) of basting liquid. Heat resistant up to 300° C (572° F) and microwave safe for up to 10 seconds. CAUTION: do not leave in microwave for more than 10 seconds at a time. Dishwasher safe.