With our busy lives it is necessary to multi-task. When you are cooking or baking and likely doing other things, this handy timer will alert you to return to the kitchen exactly when you need to be there. The timer is accurate and loud enough hear for a distance. You can clip it to your pocket, attach it magnetically to your stove or simply stand it up. Includes: 1.5V AAA IEC LR03 Alkaline.