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NIOSH CBRN PAPR Hardware Requirements Guide: Loose Fit, 2 Sizes, 3 Canisters per Unit

Certification Sequence and Quality Requirements following the 42CFR Part 84 Requirements

Table 1. Submission Requirements (Systems)

Number of Available Sizes = 2

Size DesignationS/MM/LTotal
Blower On/Off CO2 Machine Test12Reuse*
Blower On LRPL171734
Application Reference011
Live Agent Testing066
Spare Queue044
Column Total172845

* Units used for CO2 machine test are taken from blower on LRPL pool and then reused as test has no effect on unit. Test do not affect system submission requirements.


Table 2. Submission Requirements (Canisters)

Sample Usage# of Canisters
Test Representative Agent (TRA) Challenge60
P100 Particulate Challenge (DOP)20
Spare Queue10

NOTE: All canisters environmentally conditioned.


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