Self-indicating Thermometer

SKU: 6685002532552 | Model: MILT11399TYPEML5
NSN 6685-00-253-2552 NSN 6685-00-253-2552

12.000" length, fluctuating design type, etched stem scale type, 1.0 degrees Fahrenheit scale smallest increment, black marking on white background scale inscription/background color

Specifications from the Manufacturer

Overall Length:
12.000 inches nominal
Design Type:
Scale Type:
Etched stem
Scale Smallest Increment:
1.0 deg fahrenheit
Scale Inscription/background Color:
Black marking on white background
Actuating Medium:
Scale Accuracy Rating:
0.4 to 1.8 pct of range of scale
Features Provided:
Expansion chamber
Special Features:
Upper end of stem etched /tropical/,incl dark-colored glass index loosely fitted and in tube to indicate lowest temp rating

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NSN 6685-00-253-2552 Datasheet

Supply Class:


Cross Reference:

  • MILT11399TYPEML5
  • SCC21597TR0P
  • SCDL21596TR0P
  • SC-C-21599

Cage Codes:

  • Military Specifications (CAGE 81349)
  • Us Army Communications & (CAGE 80063)

Replaced or Cancelled:

6685-00-253-2552 is not a replacement of any national stock number and has not been cancelled or replaced itself.


NIIN: 002532552
NSN: 6685002532552
DEMIL Code Meaning: Non-usml/non-ccli - no demil or dod tsc required. department of commerce may impose licensing requirements to certain destinations.

Freight Codes:

NMF Desc: Thermometers, O/than Clinical
NMFC: 058360
UFC: 33220
LTL: Rating variable
WCC: Musical instruments
TCC: Flammable liquids, un class 3 (flammable liquids label)
SHC: Other or no special handling required (sh)
ADC: Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
ACC: Chemical corps items and all other chemicals not covered in other classificatons. note: when an item has a chemical proper shipp
ASH: Hazardous material (not required hand-to-hand receipt) including all regulated items other than special weapons and their compon

Management Codes:

AAC: Insurance/numeric stockage objective item. items which may be required occasionally or intermittently, and prudence requires that a nominal quantity of materiel be stocked due to the essentiality or the lead time of the item. 1. the item is central
QUP: 1
SLC: 0

Schedule B & Trade:

9025114000 (NAICS 334519)
Thermometers liquid-filled, for direct reading, except clinical

Hydrometers and similar floating instruments, thermometers, pyrometers, barometers, hygrometers, psychrometers or any combination of these instruments

End Use:

Cell phones and other household goods, n.e.c.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
No pre-dated pricing for this NSN could be found.
Does NSN 6685-00-253-2552 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
No recorded entities for this stock number.
How is national stock number 6685-00-253-2552 defined?
An item that has confined liquid whose physical property(ies) changes with variation in temperature and indicates the temperature to a division or number on a graduated scale(s). may include flexible tubing (capillary) for indoor/outdoor applications. excludes: thermometer, clinical, human.
What is the NIIN of NSN 6685-00-253-2552?
002532552 or 00-253-2552
Does this item require Demilitarization?
Non-usml/non-ccli - no demil or dod tsc required. department of commerce may impose licensing requirements to certain destinations. (note 9).
Is NSN 6685002532552 ITAR controlled?
No. This item is not ITAR Controlled.
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 6685002532552?
No solicitations for this NSN.
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Jan 01, 1963

Material Safety



Routes of entry: inhalation: yes skin: no ingestion: yes
reports of carcinogenicity: ntp: no iarc: no osha: no
health hazards acute and chronic: health hazards-acute: eyes, nose and
throat irritation. Central nervous system effects. Chronic:
development of progressive liver injury with fibrosis.

explanation of carcinogenicity: none of the ingredients in this product
is listed by ntp, iarc or osha as a carcinogen.

effects of overexposure: eyes: irritation,redness. Skin: no effects.

inhalation: burning sensation in throat and
nose,dizziness,faintness,drowsiness,nausea,vomiting. Ingestion:
dizziness,faintness,drowsiness,decreased awarene ss and
ing gait,lack of coordination and coma.

medical cond aggravated by exposure: may exacerbate liver injury
produced from other causes.

First Aid

First aid: eyes: flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.If
irritation persists,see doctor. Skin: flush with water.

inhalation: remove victim to fresh air.Give oxygen/cpr if needed.See
doctor. Ingestion: give 2 glasses of water.Induce vomiting.See
doctor.Nothing by mouth if unconscious.

Chemical Properties

Hcc: f5
boiling pt: =77.2c, 171.F
melt/freeze pt:
vapor pres: 40.4
vapor density: 1.6
spec gravity: 0.79
evaporation rate & reference: 0.6 (butyl acetate = 1)
solubility in water: complete
appearance and odor: water white liquid. Characteristic odor.

percent volatiles by volume: 100


Stability indicator/materials to avoid: yes
strong oxidizing agents
stability condition to avoid: high heat, open flames and other sources
of ignition
hazardous decomposition products: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide,
incompletely burned carbon products.

Proper Disposal

Waste disposal methods: contact your local environmental officer.

dispose of in accordance with all federal, state and local
regulations. Manufacturer recommends incineration. Small amounts
may be flushed with water.

disclaimer (provided with this information by the compiling agencies):
this information is formulated for use by elements of the department
of defense. the united states of america in no manner whatsoever,
expressly or implied, warrants this information to be accurate and
disclaims all liability for its use. any person utilizing this
document should seek competent professional advice to verify and
assume responsibility for the suitability of this information to their
particular situation.

Ingredients List

Ingred name: ethyl alcohol (ethanol)
cas: 64-17-5
rtecs #: kq6300000
fraction by wt: 92.2%
other rec limits: none specified
osha pel: 1000 ppm
acgih tlv: 1000 ppm; 9192

ingred name: methyl alcohol (methanol) (sara iii)
cas: 67-56-1
rtecs #: pc1400000
fraction by wt: 3.6%
other rec limits: none specified
osha pel: s,200ppm/250stel
acgih tlv: s,200ppm/250stel; 93
epa rpt qty: 5000 lbs
dot rpt qty: 5000 lbs

ingred name: ethyl acetate (sara iii)
cas: 141-78-6
rtecs #: ah5425000
fraction by wt: 1.8%
other rec limits: none specified
osha pel: 400 ppm
acgih tlv: 400 ppm; 9192
epa rpt qty: 5000 lbs
dot rpt qty: 5000 lbs

ingred name: methyl isobutyl ketone (sara iii)
cas: 108-10-1
rtecs #: sa9275000
fraction by wt: 1.9%
other rec limits: none specified
osha pel: 100 ppm/75 stel
acgih tlv: 50 ppm/75 stel; 9293
epa rpt qty: 5000 lbs
dot rpt qty: 5000 lbs

ingred name: aliphatic petroleum hydrocarbons
fraction by wt: 0.82%
other rec limits: none specified
osha pel: 400 ppm
acgih tlv: 400 ppm