Boots Non-Contact Thermometer

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Product description

This Non-Contact Thermometer is proven to be clinically accurate and allows you to measure a person’s body temperature without touching them. This means that when your child is sick, you can take their temperature hygienically, without waking or disturbing them. It can also be used to measure the temperature of a room and other objects such as food, bath water and bottled milk.

The Non-Contact Thermometer has a backlit LCD screen for convenient night time use. The screen is also colour coded, changing with the reading taken, which means it will tell you at a glance if your baby has a raised temperature or not. The thermometer automatically stores the last 32 readings taken so that you can keep track of any temperature changes.

Unlike some other thermometers, there is no ongoing cost from purchasing probe covers and the thermometer has an automatic shut-off feature, prolonging the battery life.

This non-contact thermometer has been developed using the latest infrared technology. This technology allows a forehead temperature to be taken from a distance of about 5-8 cm (2–3 inches). The thermometer provides a no risk, instantaneous and accurate temperature measurement. As with all types of thermometers it is essential to use this thermometer properly to obtain reliable results. Please read this instruction manual and follow the directions carefully.

How this Thermometer Works

All objects radiate heat as infrared energy. The intensity of this infrared energy depends on the temperature of the object. This non-contact thermometer measures the intensity of the infrared energy that a person radiates and uses it to calculate their body temperature. When the thermometer is held about 5–8 cm (2–3 inches) from the forehead and then activated, the body temperature measurement is taken instantaneously.


  • Specially designed to take the body temperature of a person regardless of the room temperature.
  • Screen colour changes related to temperature.
  • Last 32 readings are automatically stored in memory.
  • Backlit LCD screen is easy to read in a dark room.
  • Temperature displayed in either Celsius or Fahrenheit.
  • Automatic off to prolong battery life
  • Small and convenient to use.
  • Body mode: human body temperature measurement from 32°C to 42.9°C (90°F to 109°F).

Accessories Supplied

  • Instruction Booklet
  • Storage bag
  • Two AAA batteries

Hazards and Cautions

Please always follow these basic safety precautions:

  • Read instructions before use and use thermometer only as described in this booklet.
  • Keep thermometer and batteries out of the sight and reach of children.
  • If batteries are swallowed consult a doctor immediately.
  • Do not drop or expose the thermometer to electric shocks.
  • Only store and use this thermometer between 10°C and 49°C (50°F and 120°F).
  • Use in a clean and dry area where it will not become excessively cold or hot i.e. temperatures less than 10°C or greater than 60°C (less than 50°F or greater than 140°F).
  • Do not use outdoors or near a source of heat.
  • Do not attempt to sterilise the thermometer. It is not intended to be used sterile.
  • The lens of the infrared sensor is the most fragile part of the thermometer. Do not touch the glass of the infrared sensor with your fingers.
  • If necessary, clean the glass surface of the infrared sensor with a cotton bud dipped in 70% rubbing alcohol (70% isopropyl alcohol).
  • Do not use this thermometer if it is not functioning properly, or if it has been exposed to extreme conditions, damaged, immersed in water, or exposed to electric shocks.
  • There are no user-serviceable parts in this thermometer. Do not dismantle the thermometer and do not attempt to repair this thermometer yourself. If a problem occurs with this thermometer, please contact your local Boots store.
  • The only maintenance that should be performed on this thermometer is the changing of the batteries. When doing so follow the instructions in this booklet.
  • Remove batteries if a long period will occur between uses.
  • Dispose of batteries properly, as described in this booklet. Batteries may explode if overheated.
  • Do not attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries

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Boots Non-Contact Thermometer


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£39.99 or 3,999 points


The Boots Pharmaceuticals Non-Contact Thermometer is a hand held, battery powered device that is intended to be used for the monitoring of body temperature of people of all ages

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