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RE: Anyone know the chemicals in digital thermometers?
- Subject: RE: Anyone know the chemicals in digital thermometers?
- From: "Shupe, Kevin" <KSHU461@ECY.WA.GOV>
- Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 14:34:57 -0700
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Most digital thermometers use a thermoresistor/thermistor in which
resistance changes with temperature. The resistance is measured and
converted to a corresponding temperature. Hope this helps a little.
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 1:54 PM
Subject: Anyone know the chemicals in digital thermometers?
Do not want to encourage hospitals to give out what may be as harmful as Hg
Diane D. Buxbaum, MPH
US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
Compliance Assistance and Program Support Branch
290 Broadway, 21st Floor, East
New York, New York 10007
212-637-3919 (fax 212-637-4086)