Basting Brush, 4", boar bristles, 12" hardwood handle. Sterilized premium Boar bristles withstand temperatures up to 500°F. Professional, high quality lacquered hardwood handle with Brown Nylon ferrules is the choice of top chefs. Bristles are epoxy-set in ferrules to provide superior bristle retention and to prevent bacteria harboring in air pockets. The perfect choice for high fluid retention and fine pastry washes. Durable, water resistant Boar bristles for basting meats and poultry.