FORA IR42 Infrared forehead thermometer

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Type: Infrared clinical thermometer for the forehead

  • Non-contact temperature measurement (measuring distance 3-7 cm)
  • Clinically tested measurement accuracy
  • Measuring time 1 second
  • Large display with color-coded fever alarm
  • Suitable for babies from 3 months, children and adults
  • Additional determination of surface temperatures 0-100°C possible (e.g. baby bottle)
  • Incl. 2 batteries 1.5V AAA



The FORA® IR42 forehead thermometer works on the basis of modern infrared (IR) technology to determine temperatures on the forehead or surfaces without contact, quickly and reliably.

The thermometer enables a body temperature measurement based on the heat radiation emitted from the forehead. The measurement is possible without contact. A distance of 3 to 7 cm to the skin or the measured surface must be kept.

1 clinical thermometer
2 Batteries AAA 1.5V
1 User manual

Displayed measuring range Forehead: 32°C bis 43°C
Surface: 0°C to 100°C
Unit of measurement °C
Temperature range 0.1°C
Accuracy The accuracy complies with the requirements of ASTM E1965-98.
Forehead: ±0.2°C within the measuring range
from 35.0°C to 42.0°C / ±0.3°C for the measuring range <35.0°C and >42.0°C
Surfaces: ±1°C
Measuring time 1 Sec.
Reference to the standard ASTM E1965-98; IEC 60601-1;
IEC 60601-1-2 (EMC)
Working temperature (Room temperature) 10°C to 40°C
Humidity during use Up to max. 85%
Storage -20°C to 60°C, humidity <85%
Batteries 2x 1.5V AAA Battery (included in the delivery)
Battery capacity With one set of batteries, approx. 3,000 measurements are possible.
Dimensions 15.5 x 4.1 x 3.9 cm
Weight 61.8 g (without batteries)
Memory values 30 Measurements
COVID-19 information

Fever is seen as an important symptom of Covid-19 disease, among other things (source: Robert Koch Institute). FORA helps people to take fever readings regularly and without contact, even in supposedly healthy people.

Safe & accurate fever measurement

From 3 months

For babies from 3 months of age determine the body temperature contactlessly and accurately: The FORA IR42 forehead thermometer has an extra children's mode for this purpose.