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M-b-328: Chicago Stainless Sani-Flow Battery Powered Digital Thermometer

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

200 C. Street SW
Washington, DC 20204

DATE: September 26, 1996

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

FROM: Milk Safety Branch (HFS-626)

SUBJECT: Chicago Stainless Sani-Flow Battery Powered Digital Thermometer

The Chicago Stainless Equipment Sani-Flow battery powered sanitary digital 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. The thermometer has self diagnostic circuitry. If default is detected or the battery charge drops below a level which effects accuracy, the LCD display will go blank. This thermometer can not be adjusted. If found out of calibration it must be returned to the factory.

The Sani-Flow thermometer can be equipped with either sanitary or projectile well connections.

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:

Chicago Stainless Equipment
511 Weston Ridge Drive
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (708) 778-7500
FAX: (708) 778-7550
ATTN: Greg Mistarz

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:
Chicago Stainless
Bulletin DT (Rev 10/95)