Accession Number:

ADA440427

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:

2003-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Results of performance testing of six NIOSH approved commercial self-contained breathing apparatus SCBA face piece designs are described. A series of tests was performed to determine Sarin GB and distilled sulfur mustard vapor breakthrough of SCBA face pieces using manikin head form and simulated breathing.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE