Safe: No fear of broken glass or mercury poisoning. Fast: Ready to read in under 60 seconds. Easy to read: Large digital display numbers. Certified accurate: Meets ASTM accuracy standards for clinical thermometers. Automatic shutoff: Shuts off if left on for twenty minutes to conserve long lasting battery. This digital thermometer may be used for oral, rectal or axillary temperature taking.
Easy to use: Oral: Press button and place in mouth. Beeps and display stops flashing when ready (complete instructions enclosed). Rectal: If rectal use is recommended by your doctor, the bulb or the probe cover may be liubricated with a soluble jelly. Do not use petroleum jelly. Insert the bulb no more than 1/2 inch. STOP if you meet resistance. Allow approximately 3 minutes to record. Average normal temperature is 99.6 degrees F.