ASTM E667 - 98(2017) - Standard Specification for Mercury-in-Glass, Maximum Self-Registering Clinical Thermometers
Maintenance will be taking place for Shop on Friday 21st February between 17:00 and 19:00 UK time. Shop will be unavailable during this time or will have limited functionality. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during this essential maintenance.

ASTM E667 - 98(2017)

Standard Specification for Mercury-in-Glass, Maximum Self-Registering Clinical Thermometers

Status : Current   Published : December 2017

Format
PDF

Format
HARDCOPY



1.1 This specification covers mercury-in-glass, reusable maximum self-registering clinical thermometers of the types commonly used for measuring body temperatures of humans and of animals. Requirements are given for bulb and stem glasses, mercury, legibility and permanency of markings, dimensions, temperature scale ranges, and graduations, as well as for thermometer stability, ease of resetting, retention of temperature indication, and for accuracy of scale reading. Appropriate methods of testing to determine compliance are provided. Also included is a glossary of terms used in the standard and an appendix with additional information on thermometer glasses and stability.

1.2 All values of temperature in this standard are with reference to the International Temperature Scale of 1990.

1.3 This specification was developed to provide nationally recognized marketing classifications and quality requirements for mercury-in-glass, maximum self-registering clinical thermometers. It is also intended to provide producers, distributors, and users with a common understanding of the characteristics of this product.

1.4  The following precautionary statement 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM E667 - 98(2017)
TitleStandard Specification for Mercury-in-Glass, Maximum Self-Registering Clinical Thermometers
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors clinical thermometers, maximum self-registering clinical thermometers, mercury-in-glass
ICS17.040.20
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages7
File Size162 KB
Price£40.00


 Your basket
Your basket is empty

Multi-user access to over 3,500 medical device standards, regulations, expert commentaries and other documents


BSOL

The faster, easier way to work with standards


Collaborate, Innovate, Accelerate.


Worldwide Standards
We can source any standard from anywhere in the world