The Le Creuset Whistling Tea Kettles are perfect for a cold winter’s day. These great tea kettles are useful for preparing French press coffee, tea, oatmeal and much more. The durable carbon steel heats water rapidly, and a fixed single-tone whistle alerts when the water has reached a rolling boil. Chip-resistant, non-reactive, resistant to stains, and easy to clean, Le Creuset kettles make excellent gifts and are a beautiful way to add a touch of color to the kitchen. The generous base size is for greater contact with heating element so water boils quickly. Convenient quick heating with superior heat distribution. Fixed whistle can be easily flipped open for pouring. Stainless steel handle brackets for secure handling. Heat-resistant ergonomic handle for safe pouring. The kettle capacity is marked on the base for quick reference. These kettles can be used on any heat source (gas, electric, ceramic, halogen, induction).