These 220 volt electric rice cookers and steamers are made specifically for use in foreign countries. These products run on 220-240 Voltage 50hz, which is found overseas. Please do not try to use these products here in the USA. Unless otherwise stated, all of these products require 220v-240v foreign voltage. Most rice cookers we sell are fitted with type C, E, F, or G plug for use in Europe, Asia, Africa and many more countries worldwide.