The Messermeister 9" Poultry Shears are not as hefty as the 117 and the 118 but they are nearly as strong. The blades lock in the closed position for safety and convenient storage. Replacement spring also available, 225/SP.
Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
Do not place in dishwasher.
Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.