The easy-to-use manual egg beater from Oxo features smoothly rotating gears that are enclosed for protection and easy cleanup. The mixer has soft and comfortable non-slip grips on both the turning knob and the handle for your convenience. The durable stainless steel beaters can easily be removed for cleaning and tasting. The beaters can easily be elevated so you can continued cooking or baking while the egg beater rests on the bottom of the mixing bowl. This great kitchen tool is ideal for eggs, batters, whipped cream and much more. The egg beater can be used with either hand, is dishwasher safe, and its base detaches from the top.