Accession Number:

ADA276490

Title:

Quantitative Fit Factor Evaluation of Schistosome Topical Antipenetrant (TAP)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Mar-31 Dec 1993

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDMD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

A quantitative fit factor evaluation was conducted to determine the effect of Schistosome Topical Antipenetrant TAP on protective mask face seal leakage. This test was conducted on 16 male soldiers. Three test conditions were evaluated. The control condition consisted of the standard M17 and M40 chemical- biological protective masks with no TAP applied on the face. The other two conditions were wet TAP and TAP which had been applied to the face and neck and permitted to dry for 30 minutes. Testing revealed no significant effect on mask fit as a result of using Schistosome TAP. Schistosome TAP, M40 Mask, M17 Mask, Fit factor.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE