Title 21 of the US Code of Federal Regulations concerns the FDA department of Health & Human Services and how they regulate food for human consumption. Part 113 of the title specifically concerns Thermally Processed Low-Acid Foods packaged in hermetically sealed containers. Visit the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 page for more information.
The DST600 line of Digi-Stem® thermometers was designed to meet the requirements of this rule. Learn about qualifying a Temperature Indicating Device (TID) for use with respect to 21 CFR Part 113. Additional guidance about the installation and calibration of Temperature Indicating Devices is also available.
View specifics on how the DST600 complies with 21 CFR Part 113.
View the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Technical Guidance Document for Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs) used as Indicating Thermometers for Retort Vessels and HTST Pasteurizers.