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OWML: QA/QC

Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manual: Ohio Water Microbiology Laboratory

 


 

Table 3.  Acceptance criteria for laboratory thermometers

Thermometer use

Thermometer identification (will vary)

Location

Test Temperature

Criteria

NIST

NIST

Drawer

Certified

Certified

Daily use

water baths

K

W/B 1

48C

1C

O

W/B 3

36C and 48C

1C

Daily use

incubators

U

Inc 2

28C

1C

W

Inc 5

36C

1C

X

Inc 7

36C

1C

Daily use

refrigerators

R

Refrig 1

0C

1C

N

Refrig 2

0C

1C

S

Refrig 4

0C

1C

 

Refrig 6

0C

1C

V

Refrig 7

0C

1C

Digital

Dig G, Dig H, Dig I

Drawer

0C, 36C, and 48C

0.3C, 0.4C, and 0.5C