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- The digital thermometer is not intended for use by per sons
with reduced ph ysical, sensor y or mental
or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they
e been given super vision or instr uction concerning use of
the digital thermometer by a per
son responsible f or their safety .
- Never sterilise the digital thermometer in boiling water .
- Risk of swallo wing batteries! The digital ther mometer
contains a button batter
y . If the button batter y is swallow ed,
it can cause severe internal burns
in just 2 hour
s and can lead to death.
- Batter y compar tment cover of the digital thermometer must
proper ly if remov ed. If loose, it may choke y our
- These products contain items with sharp edges and small
ts. These products are not toys. Do not allow children to
play with them.
When not in use, keep these products out of
the reach of children.
- Never lea ve a child unattended with these products.
- Clean all products before and after each use. See section
- Do not clean any product with aggressive solv ents or chemicals.
- Do not store or lea ve any product in direct sunlight or near
any source of heat.
Cautions for digital thermometer
- The digital thermometer is suitable for children and adults
of all ages.
- The digital thermometer is suitable for use at room
temperatures between 10° and 35°C
- Do not drop the digital thermometer or expose it to shocks.
- Do not bend or disassemble the tip of the digital thermometer .
- Do not use the digital thermometer if the display shows
y symbol. This means that the batter y is low and
therefore measurements will be inaccurate
- Do not bite the metal tip while y ou measure temper ature
. Simply place the tip under the tongue .
Symbols on digital thermometer
This symbol means: Read this manual (Fig. 1).
This symbol is to identify a type BF applied par t complying
with IEC60601-1 (Fig.
This symbol means: Conforms to EC Directives. CE stands
‘Confor mité Européenne’. 0344 is the number of the
notied body (Fig.
This symbol means:
protected against access to hazardous par ts
with a nger and
against ver tically falling water drops (Fig. 4).
This symbol means: stor age temperature (Fig. 5).
This symbol means: relative humidity (Fig. 6).
This symbol means: atmospher ic pressure (Fig. 7).
gnetic elds (EMF)
AVENT digital thermometer complies with all applicable
regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic elds.
Digital thermometer (SCH410)
The digital thermometer measures your child’
s body temper ature
the rectum), axially (in the armpit) or orally (in the mouth).
T est in bath water for 10 seconds.
Results may vary based on the individual and the method used.
T o ensure the best accuracy, we advise you to measure the
Oral and axial measurements ar e usually 0.5 to 1°C lower
than actual body temperature.
The temperature of a child is nor
mally betw een 36.5 and 37.5°C .
Keep in mind that a child’
s temper ature varies depending on age,
, time of day , etc . Remember that some illnesses do not
e high temper ature as a symptom. T emperature measurement
should not be a substitute for consulting your ph
ting your child’ s temperature to a professional, state
the measurement method.
measurement of a baby’ s temperature , proceed as follo ws:
Remove the pr otection cap from the digital thermometer .
Make sure that the metal probe of the exible tip is still rmly
attached to the digital thermometer
Lubricate the tip of the digital thermometer with a
-soluble jelly .
Do not use petroleum jelly (e.g. vaseline).
Press I to switch on the digital thermometer .
La y the baby on its stomach or its side.
With one hand, separate the baby’ s buttocks.
With the other hand,
gently slide the tip of the digital
thermometer no more than 12mm (1/2 inch) into the
If you detect any r esistance, stop immediately .
Hold the baby rmly so that it cannot turn while the digital
thermometer is inser
Never push the exible tip too far into the r
K eep the digital thermometer in place until the
measurement is nished (when the °C indication stops
ashing and the thermometer beeps).
‘Audible signals’ at the end of this chapter for the
meaning of the beeps.
If for some reason the temper ature cannot be measured, the
‘Lo’ or ‘Hi’. This means that the temperatur e is outside
the temperature r
ange. Switch off the digital thermometer, c heck if it
is correctly positioned and switch it on again.
Remove the digital thermometer and r ead the display .
Press I to switch off the digital thermometer .
Switch off the digital thermometer after use . The digital
thermometer switches off automatically after 1 min.
ed is lower than 32°C , or after 10 min.
if the temperature measur
ed is higher than 32°C .
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