This specification covers reusable phase-change-type clinical thermometers for determination of human temperature. The following test method shall be performed for performance verification: accuracy test; operating environment test; storage environment test; toxicity test (extract); toxicity test (chemical ingestion); and cleaning tests.
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1.1 This specification covers reusable phase-change-type clinical thermometers.
1.2 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 6, of this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E344 Terminology Relating to Thermometry and Hydrometry
F895 Test Method for Agar Diffusion Cell Culture Screening for Cytotoxicity
Code of Federal Regulations
Thermometers--specifications; Laboratory apparatus--specifications; Phase change-type thermometers;
ICS Number Code 17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments)
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