Boils up to a full quart of water super fast, even faster than a microwave. For tea, instant coffee, hot chocolate, gelatin desserts, hot cereals, instant soups and more. Built-in whistle signals when water is boiling. Thermostat automatically shuts off if boils dry. Flip-up stainless steel lid makes filling easy and directs steam away while pouring. Anodized interior base resists mineral buildup. 120 VAC, 750 W. UL listed.