Accession Number:

ADA422967

Title:

Domestic Preparedness Program: Sarin (GB) and Distilled Sulfur Mustard (HD) Vapor Challenge Testing of Commercial Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 2000-Oct 2002

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

2004-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Results of performance testing of six National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health approved commercial self- contained breathing apparatus SCBA facepiece designs are described. A series of tests was performed to determine sarin GB and distilled sulfur mustard HD vapor breakthrough of SCBA facepieces using manikin head form and simulated breathing.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE