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M-b-326: Anderson Digi-Therm Digital Indicating Thermometer

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HHS:PHS:FDA:CFSAN:OFP:DCP:MSB

200 C. Street SW
Washington, DC 20204

M-b-326

DATE: September 26, 1996

TO: All Regional Food and Drug Directors
Attn: Regional Milk Specialists

FROM: Milk Safety Branch (HFS-626)

SUBJECT: Anderson Digi-Therm Digital Indicating Thermometer

The Anderson Digi-Therm self powered digital indicating thermometer has been reviewed and found to comply with the applicable provisions of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) for use in milk storage tanks and refrigerated rooms. This battery operated thermometer may be used in storage tank and room applications where mercury-in-glass or bi-metal thermometers have traditionally been used.

This thermometer has been found to meet the applicable Appendix H criteria. It has a low battery indicator. Before accuracy is at risk, the LCD temperature display will blank.

Temperature can be adjusted to q 1.0 oF. If this adjustment is not sufficient the thermometer should be replaced.

The Digi-Therm is available for thermowell or sanitary installation.

Copies of this memoranda are provided for distribution to state milk control agencies and state milk sanitation rating officers in your region. States desiring further information or copies of materials concerning this equipment contact:

Anderson Instrument Co.
156 Auriesville Road
Fultonville, NY 12072
Phone: 1-800-833-0081
FAX: (518) 922-8997

The FDA review of this dairy equipment and our findings that it is in compliance with the applicable items of the PMO does not constitute agency endorsement or approval and any representation of this on labels, printed literature or by any other means is false.

Charles D. Price
Steven T. Sims

attach:
Digi-Therm Brochure AIC 3527
September, 1995