Accession Number:

ADA440438

Title:

Domestic Preparedness Program: Testing of Photovac MicroFID Handheld Flame Ionization Detectors Against Chemical Warfare Agents - Summary Report

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 1998-Jan 1999

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1999-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

This report characterizes the chemical warfare CW agent detection potential of the commercially available Photovac MicroFID Handheld Flame Ionization Detector. These detectors were tested against HD, GB and GA vapor at various conditions. This report is intended to provide the emergency responders concerned with CW agent detection an overview of the detection capabilities of these detectors.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE