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Choosing an authentic 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope

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Patient safety goes beyond the numbers

Trust has no price tag - buy your 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope only from our authorised dealers in India. 


It pays to be genuine—in the way you work and the tools you use

A 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope is a reflection of your commitment to improving lives. A partner to your success as a medical professional. Uphold your dedication to patient health by ensuring that you purchase an authentic Littmann from authorised dealers and resellers.

  • Enjoy reliable performance that's built to last.

    When you buy an authentic Littmann, you get more than just a high-quality product. Only 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes bought from authorised dealers* are backed by local warranties​ that cover repairs and replacement parts in the event of a defect.

    *Note: 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes purchased from non-authorised dealers will not be eligible for local warranty coverage, even if a material or manufacturing defect occurs. They will also be subject to significantly higher repair costs at authorised Littmann service centres.

  • Contribute to your professional success.

    Getting accurate insights not only enables you to provide better care for your patients and foster trust, but it also reaffirms your integrity as a healthcare professional.

  • Improve the well-being of your patients.

    Precision engineered with innovative features for greater sound clarity, the advanced acoustics​ of an authentic 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope allows you to accurately assess, monitor and diagnose patients.

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  • Learn why authenticity matters in auscultation

    Discover why using an authentic 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope is crucial for you and your patients, and find out how you can ensure that you're purchasing from the right source.

Get more out of your Littmann when you buy from authorised dealers

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    Guaranteed product protection for up to 7 years

    Every 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope bought from an authorised dealer or reseller is backed by a warranty ranging from 2 to 7 years against material or manufacturing defects.

  • Replacement of stethoscope diaphragm and eartips
    Free replacement parts for manufacturing or material defects

    Whether it's replacing an eartip or diaphragm, get free part replacements* for your authentic 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope within your model's warranty period.

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    Complimentary repairs at local service center

    Enjoy free repairs* within the warranty period and reasonable rates for your stethoscope repairs post-warranty. Authorised Littmann service centres​ are available across India for your greater convenience.

* Within the warranty period, repairs will be made without charge upon the return of the stethoscope to 3M, except in cases of obvious abuse, accidental damage or wear and tear.

Three signs you could be buying from a non-authorised dealer

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    When purchasing online, look for the Authorised Dealer badge. Otherwise, contact our authorised dealers to be guided to an authentic reseller near you when purchasing offline.

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    Inconsistent product pricing

    Our authorized dealers follow the Recommended Retail Prices (RRP) set out for each stethoscope model. If you see a price that differs greatly, be wary.

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    Huge deals and discounts

    If it's too good to be true, it probably is. Be cautious of sellers offering lucrative freebies or huge percentage discounts.

If it's authorised, it's authentic.

The only way to know if your 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope is original? Shop and order from our authorised dealers and resellers today.

Commonly asked questions about stethoscope authenticity

Have questions about getting an authentic 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope?

From checking if your stethoscope is genuine to indentifying a non-authorised seller, our customer care team is here to help.

View the 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope range

  • Sturdy, refined, and designed for superior acoustic performance.

  • Compact, sensitive and lightweight, it’s perfect for general physical assessments and diagnoses.

  • The lightest adult stethoscope in the range. Suitable for basic assessments.