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Metal Detectable Paring Knives (Pack of 10)

Metal & X-Ray Detectable

These detectable parer knives come with either a 3" (76mm) or 4" (101mm) blades made from world-renowned Sheffield Steel, offering enhanced strength and durability.

The strong, durable & shatter resistant handles are designed for all day use by reducing stress to the hand and wrist and providing thumb support. Available in nine distinctive colours to fit into a colour coding system to minimise the spread of contamination.

You must be 18 or over to buy this item. Please handle all Professional Knives with care.

From $139.74



At Detectamet, we believe that safety and compliance are top priorities in the Canadian food processing industry. That's why we recommend testing our detectable products in your processing environment to ensure maximum safety and effectiveness.

Choose Detectamet for your detectable product needs in Canada, and take advantage of our sample program to ensure the safety and compliance of your processing environment.

These detectable paring knives come in two blade lengths and are available in nine different colours.

  • Metal detectable & X-ray visible
  • Handle manufactured from EU and FDA food contact approved detectable polymer
  • Can be used as part of HACCP & BRC procedures
  • Ergo handle: designed for all day use by reducing stress to the hand and wrist and providing thumb support
  • Blade manufactured from hardened and tempered Sheffield made stainless steel
  • Blade lengths: 3, 4” (76, 102mm)
  • Straight blade
  • Easy to clean
  • Colour coding system: it is crucial to minimise the spread of contamination when dealing with certain allergens that could present a serious threat to health or life. To minimise this risk our knife handles are available in nine detectable colours
  • Handle colours: blue, black, red, green, yellow, white, purple, orange and pink
  • Sold in packs of 10
  • Suitable for laser engraving/pad printing

Paring knives with metal detectable handles in multiple colours are a strategic tool in food factories for ensuring safety, compliance, and efficient operations. Here's an overview of why they are beneficial in this context:

  • Safety and Contamination Prevention: In food processing environments, there's always a risk of equipment breaking or getting damaged, leading to contamination. Paring knives with metal detectable handles ensure that if a piece of the handle breaks off, it can be quickly identified by metal detectors on the production line. This helps prevent contamination and maintains food safety.
  • Colour-Coding for Hygiene and Cross-Contamination Control: Colour-coded handles on paring knives are a widely used method to prevent cross-contamination in food factories. By assigning specific colours to different areas, tasks, or food types (e.g., red for raw meat, blue for fish, green for vegetables), food factories can maintain hygienic practices and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Food safety regulations often require measures to prevent contamination and ensure traceability. Metal detectable handles help companies comply with these regulations by allowing easy detection of potential contaminants. Colour-coding can also be part of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) compliance, supporting organized and auditable processes.
  • Quick Identification and Tracking: In a busy food factory, having multiple colour options for paring knives can help workers quickly identify the correct tool for the job. This leads to more efficient workflows and reduces the risk of using the wrong equipment in a specific processing area.
  • Reduced Risk of Recalls and Liability: With metal detectable handles, food factories can minimize the risk of contamination due to broken or lost pieces of equipment. This reduction in risk also lessens the chance of product recalls and associated liability, saving both costs and brand reputation.
  • Employee Safety and Training: Colour-coded paring knives with metal detectable handles can contribute to safer working conditions by providing clear guidelines for use in different processing areas. This can also make training more straightforward, as new employees can quickly learn which colour corresponds to which task or area.
  • Cost-Efficiency and Durability: Paring knives with metal detectable handles are typically designed for durability, which can lead to a longer lifespan compared to non-detectable counterparts. While they might have a higher initial cost, the benefits of reduced risk, compliance, and efficiency can make them cost-effective in the long run.

In summary, paring knives with metal detectable handles in multiple colours are a practical solution for food factories. They promote safety, compliance, efficiency, and effective cross-contamination prevention, all of which are critical for maintaining high standards in the food industry.

More Information
Detection TypeMetal & X-Ray Detectable
Pack Quantity10
Related TermsMetal Detectable, Parer Knife, Mini Paring Knives, Pairing Knife
DimensionsBlade lengths: 3, 4” (76, 102mm)
Catalogue Search Code600-T056

What do you get from Detectamet?

Detectamet’s product range offers you the best in detectability, made from a unique, patented polymer that contains the highest level of detectable additive, without compromising on durability, and manufactured from EU & FDA (Food and Drug Administration) food contact approved materials.

  • Unique polymer - contains highest levels of detectable additive on the market
  • A large selection of products comply with EU and FDA food contact regulations
  • Durable products - minimise risk of breaking and entering the food chain
  • Largest range of detectable products on the market
  • Colours - prevent cross contamination with nine strong, detectable colours available in many products. Blue, black, red, green, yellow, white, purple, orange and pink
  • Bespoke and custom products available on request
  • Branding/sequential numbering with in-house laser engraver/pad printer
  • Free samples available for most products