This digital thermometer is fast and accurate reading, it is 8 seconds measuring. Measuring methods are oral, underarm and anus. It is suitable for all ages, babies, children, adults and pets to measure temperature. The probe is made from non-toxic silicone which is friendly to environment and skin. No scratching babies¡¯ tender skin or oral cavity. Safe for kids and pets. It can be switched from Celsius to Fahrenheit, very convenient. Battery is included.