Accession Number:

ADA252894

Title:

A New and Novel Method for Mask Leak Detection

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May-Aug 1988

Corporate Author:

CHEMICAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1992-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The protection factor provided for tobacco smoke was compared to the protection factors of isoamylacetate banana oil using 80 human volunteers. The findings show that, in general, people are more sensitive to tobacco odor than banana oil odor that Blacks are more sensitive to tobacco odor than Whites and that females are more sensitive to banana oil odor than males.

Subject Categories:

  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE