ASTM E825 - 98(2009)

    Standard Specification for Phase Change-Type Disposable Fever Thermometer for Intermittent Determination of Human Temperature

    Active Standard ASTM E825 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.33

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.01


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the test methods and corresponding requirements for phase change-type disposable (for one time use only) clinical thermometers used for the intermittent determination of human temperature. When examined using the test methods suggested herein, sampled specimens shall comply with the specified requirements as to temperature range and graduation, accuracy, measurement retention, operating environment, storage environment, toxicity, workmanship, stability, and marking and labeling.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers phase change-type clinical thermometers that are designed and intended for one time 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.

    ASTM Standards

    E344 Terminology Relating to Thermometry and Hydrometry

    Other Standards

    NationalFormulary,Vo 191, II 1971.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 42182200(Medical thermometers and accessories)


    DOI: 10.1520/E0825-98R09

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