The Andis Elevate 1-1/4� Nano-Silver Gold Infused Curling Iron has 20 heat settings for all hair types. The real gold plated barrels provide maximum heat for curling and straightening hair. The nano-silver acts as a natural antibiotic to kill bacteria. The curling iron heats up to 400 degrees in just 60 seconds. The iron is dual voltage for worldwide use. Designed and engineered in the United States, Andis also offers a complete line of quality clippers and trimmers for consumers and animal grooming as well as a full line of wall mounted hair dryers for the hotel industry. Andis warrants its products to the original purchaser against defective material or workmanship for one years from the date of purchase. All implied warranties are also limited to one year. Andis will replace the product without cost to the consumer. The defective unit must be returned to: The Andis Co., 1800 Renaissance Blvd., Sturtevant, WI 53177. To reach a customer service representative, please call 1-800-558-9441.