"Blade separates from handle" star star star star star_border This is by far the best scoop we have ever purchased. It does not bend even on hard icecream. However like at least one other reviewer the metal scoop has now come loose from the plastic body. It has always been washed in the dishwasher but it is a shame. It still works but ... richard - 17 January 2013 support_agent A note from the team Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry you've had difficulties with the scoop. We'll be in touch shortly to help.