Accession Number:

ADA416865

Title:

Domestic Preparedness Program: Phase 2 Sarin Vapor Challenge and Corn-Oil Protection Factor (PF) Testing of Commercial Air-Purifying Negative Pressure Respirators

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Aug 2001

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

2003-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Results of performance testing of commercial air-purifying negative pressure respirators NPR are described. Three series of tests were performed 1 breakthrough time determinations of cartridgescanisters against Sarin GB, 2 GB vapor breakthrough determination of entire NPR systems using manikin head form and simulated breathing, and 3 corn-oil protection factor determinations of NPR systems using human subjects.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE