Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:26:21 +0000
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From: "Debbie M. Decker" <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Definition of "tepid"

I know we’ve beaten this one to death already but I wasn’t paying attention and now I need the collective brain.  I found ANSI says that “tepid” is between 60 and 100F.  But I seem to recall other advice that suggests this is too wide of a range – 60F is unco mfortably cold and 100F is far too hot for an eyewash.

What do you guys think?




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