This digital instant read meat thermometer from Oxo is made from stainless steel and comes with a probe cover that features recommended temperatures for beef, lamb, pork, ground meat, ham, and poultry. The thermometer features a pivoting head for easy temperature reading at any angle. The thermometer has been engineered for accurate temperatures for the best possible results and it measures from -40F to 302F / -40C to 150C. The probe measures 11.5cm / 4.5 inches has a shaded area that shows you how far to insert it. This thermometer has been calibrated for accuracy and comes with the required battery.