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.
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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.
E344 Terminology Relating to Thermometry and Hydrometry
NationalFormulary,Vo 191, II 1971.
clinical thermometer; disposable; phase-change; Phase change-type thermometers; Thermometers--specifications; Intermittent temperature measurement; Laboratory apparatus--specifications; Medical materials/applications--specifications; Patient care instruments (specifications);
ICS Number Code 17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments)
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