Standard Specification for Clinical Thermometer Probe Covers and Sheaths
|Publication Date:||10 April 1998|
|ICS Code (Temperature-measuring instruments):||17.200.20|
|ICS Code (Other medical equipment):||11.040.99|
This specification covers all single-use clinical thermometer probe covers and sheaths intended for use with any clinical thermometer. Requirements are given for safety, toxicity, handling, labeling, and physical integrity. Testing procedures for appropriate requirements and a glossary of terms used within the standards are provided.
The requirements contained herein are intended to ensure adequate isolation of the patient from the temperaturemeasuring