Accession Number:

ADA460077

Title:

A Medical Research and Evaluation Facility (MREF) and Studies Supporting the Medical Chemical Defense Program

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 2 May 2005-1 May 2006

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE COLUMBUS DIV OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Under Task Order 0001 the MREFs laboratories and facilities were maintained and operated in compliance with government regulations. The MREF successfully passed all inspections and certifications. Major contract activities performed include conducting inventories of CA and maintaining usage reports preparing seven Test Execution Plans TEP for task orders and scientific meetings with DoD Team representatives to develop current and projected tasks. A TEP was prepared for Task Order 0002 to support government testing of Skin Exposure Reduction Paste Against Chemical Warfare Agents SERPACWA. Task Order 0003 is for performance of toxicity testing of MMB-4 dimethanesulfonate MMB-4 DMS. Task Order 0004 is to compare cutaneous sulfur mustard injuries with thermal burns in a weanling pig models and Task Order 0005 is to use this model to determine efficacy of Epitram-B in improving healing of superficial dermal sulfur mustard injuries. Task Order 0006 is an in vitro study to investigate skin penetration of a non-traditional agent NTA. Task Order 0007 is for toxicity testing of 4-pyridinealdoxime.

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE