Clinical studies have shown that the ear is an ideal site for measuring body temperature. This thermometer provides accurate, fast and easy temperature readings for your entire family. 1 second reading. Beeps when ready. Stores 20 measurements. No probe covers required. Fever alarm. Auto shut off preserves battery power. Switchable - reading available in degrees F or C. Convenient - less invasive than standard thermometers. Reads body and object temperatures. Uses FeverGlow technology, an advanced backlight feature. The LCD will glow green for a normal temperature and will glow red for fevers 99.5 degrees and higher. Contents: 1 digital ear thermometer, instruction booklet, 10 alcohol wipes, 3V lithium battery. Ideal for children ages 1-5.