Accession Number:

ADA102107

Title:

Symposium on Toxic Substance Control: Decontamination, April 22 - 24, 1980, Columbus, Ohio.

Descriptive Note:

Special Publication.

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

142.0

Abstract:

On 22-24 April 1980, Chemical Systems Laboratory sponsored a symposium on decontamination at Columbus, Ohio. This report is the official proceedings of that meeting. A keynote address was given by BG Gerald Watson, Deputy Commander for Training at the US Army Military Police and Chemical SchoolsTraining Center and Ft McClellan, Ft McClellan, Alabama. Papers were presented on methods of detection, laser destruction of materials, new methods of chemical decontamination of the agents, compatibility of materials with agents and decontaminants, biological decontamination, liquid blasting, water-jets as methods for physical decontamination, and surface active displacement solutions. Summaries of one day workshop sessions on the subjects of chemical methods of toxic substance decontamination, physical methods of toxic substance removal, contamination monitoring, personnel decontamination, and contamination avoidance for the future were also presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE