|Temps below 140 Deg F ( 60 deg C ) are Safer|
125 Deg F : Absolutely Safe ( 51.5 deg C )
140 Deg F : Upper Cutoff ( 60 deg C )
Tea & Coffee are often brewed using boiling or near boiling water 180-210 deg F ( 82 - 99 deg C ) temperatures that can cause scalding burns. Use a simple inexpensive kitchen thermometer like the one depicted in my images
($6) Taylor Thermometer 5989 <- Amazon Link.
I was studying the microwave heating of filtered water in a glass measuring cup with my thermometer : the way that I prefer heating water for organic green tea brewing : repurposed the thermometer for safety testing the drinking temperature of my morning green tea :)
|Note the high temperatures utilized to produce the tea infusion!|
These brewing temperatures can causing scaling!
Let your tea or coffee cool off before consuming !
($8) Tevana Stainless Tea Diffuser <- Amazon Link.