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Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer

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Keep an eye on your family's health with this Temporal Artery Thermometer from Exergen. This thermometer is great for all ages, taking away the hassle and discomfort that comes with under-the-tongue or in-the-ear thermometers. It works by capturing naturally emitted heat over the temporal artery through the skin. A softly glowing display makes reading the output a breeze, even when you're groggy from lack of sleep.
Health Concern: Fever
Health Facts: Mercury-free
For Use On: Forehead
Features: Instant On, Automatic Shut-Off, Results in Fahrenheit, Results in Celsius, LCD Display, Digital
Display Indicators: Temperature
Includes: Protective cover, Batteries, Instruction manual
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: 5 Years and Up
Battery: required, included: 1 9 volt
Warranty Information:To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's warranty for this item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869.
Convenient one-handed operation
Perfect for use with newborns, infants, children or adults
Precision Infrared System captures naturally emitted heat from the skin over the temporal artery
Audible indicator - Gentle audible sound indicates as higher temperature has been detected
LED scan indicator - indicates temperature is being scanned and flashes when a higher measurment is detected, indicating the location of the temporal artery
TCIN: 13009184
UPC: 834098002314
Item Number (DPCI): 094-06-0011
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most helpful positive reviews

Excellent thermometer!

(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
Nette 3 years ago
I never thought I'd have to read the instructions for a thermometer. BUT it pays off. And um, remember to remove the cap. Otherwise you will not get accurate readings. :)
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Accurate and durable

4 out of 5 stars
mom2kp 4 years ago
We've had ours for over a year. Our son had played with it and thrown it couple times off the bed and it still works perfectly. It'll beep once you hold the button to begin the temporal scan, it'll beep a 2nd time when temp is read. Let go of the button, and you read the temp. Our son, now 16 mos do...see moreof the reviewer's review
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(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
T 1 year ago
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I tried three different types of thermometers, which all failed to work when I needed them to. When you have a sick child, who's crying, not feeling well & need an accurate reading in a hurry, there's nothing more frustrating than a thermometer that won't work. This thermometer is great because it t...see moreof the reviewer's review
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love

5 out of 5 stars
Ashley 4 years ago
love it because when the baby is crying and fussy, this is so easy to swipe across the forehead and get an accurate reading. I originally used the under armpit method and it takes forever to get a reading and when the baby is crying, you need responses quick.see moreof the reviewer's review
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most helpful negative reviews

Very inaccurate

1 out of 5 stars
Kate 4 years ago
I don't know how anyone gets an accurate reading. I read the directions multiple times...swear that I was doing it correctly...and got ridiculously different reading each time I did it. Anywhere from 99 to 104 on the same kid. I returned it and went back to a basic thermometer and I at least get ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Dug through trash to return package

(would not recommend)
1 out of 5 stars
Jeanene 3 years ago
Not for toddlers. It is nearly impossible to keep this perfectly flat against a toddler's forehead white you swipe. Unlike the doctor's office, the end is not flat. Reading were all over the place when used on a moving target like a 1 year old. I literally dug through the trash for the package to re...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Poor Product

1 out of 5 stars
Latoya 4 years ago
Purchased this thermometer for the use of my daughter due to the length of time it took with axillary temp. Got this thermometer on sale. Its a horrible product. Very inconsistent readings. Tried several times on myself, husband, and daugther each time - got several different readings. Returned ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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horrible and useless!

1 out of 5 stars
mamaHen 4 years ago
this item took a temp of 76 degrees repeatedly - it's useless if it isn't accurate!see moreof the reviewer's review
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