BIS Clinical Thermometers:Part 2 Enclosed Scale Type

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BIS Clinical Thermometers:Part 2 Enclosed Scale Type

Product Description

Clinical thermometers are the medical fundamental instruments for measuring the body temperature. They give important data for the diagnosis of medical cases, leading to immediate medical actions and assuring the security and comfort of the patients.

BIS Certification For Clinical Thermometers:Part 2 Enclosed Scale Type. IS 3055

Clinical thermometers are the medical fundamental instruments for measuring the body temperature. They give important data for the diagnosis of medical cases, leading to immediate medical actions and assuring the security and comfort of the patients.

Clinical thermometers including those with enclosed scale designs are important medical tools for accurate and consistent temperature taking of patients. The phrase "enclosed scale type" normally means the traditional mercury-in-glass thermometers which have been very popular in households and medical environments.

The use of enclosed scale thermometers must be carried out correctly, calibrated and disposed of properly to ensure both the patient and healthcare provider’s safety and consistency of accuracy. In this blog, we will focus on the key requirements laid out in IS 3055 Part 2 for enclosed scale clinical thermometers.

Under IS standard IS 3055 (Part-2): 

The year 2004, all clinical thermometers of the Part 2-Enclosed scale type must be included in the ISI Certification Scheme. This product cannot be sold, imported or exported into the Indian consumer market without the ISI Mark. IS 3055 - Clinical thermometers is composed of two parts – Part 1 covers Mercury-in-glass clinical thermometers, whereas Part 2 covers Enclosed scale type clinical thermometers.

Part 2 of IS 3055 describes the requirements and test methods for the enclosed-type scale clinical thermometer, which is mostly the mercury-in-glass or alcohol-in-glass thermometers, where temperature scale markings are within the glass tube. Following of this standard is a must for thermometer manufacturers in India to obtain ISI certification and ISI mark.

BIS Documents For Domestic and Foreign Manufacturer Checklist

BIS ISI Registration for Normal Process

BIS ISI Mark Certification Costing And Timeline

BIS ISI Mark Certification Timeline and costing
Note: foreign applications will be submitted through an offline process only. we can only check the grant of CML no. on the BIS portal for foreign applications

Conclusion

IS 3055 Part 2 provides comprehensive performance requirements for enclosed scale clinical thermometers related to dimensions, scale, accuracy, workmanship and other parameters.

Manufacturers and suppliers seeking ISI certification or BIS registration for their clinical thermometers need to ensure compliance to IS 3055 through rigorous testing and quality control. Consultants like EVTL India with NABL accredited laboratories can provide complete testing, inspection and certification services for IS 3055 Part 2 compliance.

With advanced quality systems and reliable testing as per IS 3055 guidelines, manufacturers can produce clinical thermometers that live up to the ISI mark promise of safety and performance for healthcare professionals and patients in India.

FAQs

What is IS 3055 Part 2 standard?

IS 3055 Part 2 is an Indian standard specifying requirements for enclosed scale clinical thermometers. It covers dimensions, scale, accuracy, workmanship and other performance parameters.

Who can get ISI/ BIS certification for clinical thermometers?

Clinical thermometer manufacturers may use the ISI mark and obtain the ISI/BIS certification if their enclosed scale thermometers meet IS 3055 Part 2 requirements.

Is ISI identical to BIS?

ISI is a quality standard as defined by the Indian government. The social-economic factors changed in the mid-1980s, and a more powerful body was formed called Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The ISI is taken over by the BIS at last.

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