Domestic Preparedness Program: Phase 2 Sarin Vapor Challenge and Corn-Oil Protection Factor (PF) Testing of Commercial Air-Purifying Negative Pressure Respirators
Final rept. Mar-Aug 2001
EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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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.
- Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare