Product Description

Providing accurate and safe weighing of infants and toddlers, Detecto's compact, battery-powered and portable model 8440 digital scale is ideal for visiting nurses, home, health and medical clinics or wherever space is limited.

  • Weighing tray is collapses and can be removed for standing toddler weighing and for easier transport
  • The 1-in high LCD offers pounds and kilograms readouts plus features a built-in clock
  • Weight Difference key provides the weight difference between the current weight on the scale and a saved weight in memory along with its time and date
  • Accuracy to 1/2 ounce
  • Low battery indicator
  • Optional carrying case available (Item 8440-CASE)


  • Tray Dimensions: 20.6" W x 10.5" D x 4" H
  • Platform Dimensions: 6.5" W x 9.5" L
  • Scale Dimensions: 9.75" W x 11.3" D x 7.5" H
  • Power Source: one 9V Alkaline battery (not included) and one 3V CR2032 lithium back-up battery (included) for memory
  • Display: 1" high LCD
  • Clock Function: Time / Date
  • Memory Function: Memory for comparison of current and stored weight
  • Weight Capacity: 44 lbs. x 0.5 oz / 180 kg / 10 g


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Weight Capacity 44 lb
Country of Manufacture China
Item Ships From Missouri


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Detecto Scale warrants its equipment to be free from defects in material and workmanship as follows:

  • Detecto warrants to the original purchaser only that it will repair or replace any part of equipment which is defective in material or workmanship for a period of two (2) years from date of shipment. Detecto shall be the sole judge of what constitutes a defect.
  • During the first ninety (90) days Detecto may choose to replace the product at no charge to the buyer upon inspection of the returned item.
  • After the first ninety (90) days, upon inspection of the returned item, Detecto will repair or replace it with a remanufactured product. The customer is responsible for paying for the freight both ways.


A valid return authorization number must be obtained within 30 days of item receipt. Returned merchandise must be in new, undamaged condition and all return shipments must be prepaid. A minimum 25% restocking fee will be deducted.


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Customer Questions
Are your scales UL listed or another testing agency?
This scale is not UL Listed, however the AC Adapter that is used with it is UL listed.
How does the infant tray remove for a standing toddler?
The infant tray attaches to the scale with channels at the bottom of the tray. The tray can be slid on and off the scale for use with infants/standing toddlers.
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