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NIOSH CBRN PAPR Hardware Requirements Guide: Tight Fit, 1 Size, 2 Canisters per Unit

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

Table 1. Submission Requirements (Systems)

Number of Available Sizes = 1

Sample Conditioning"As Received"
Size DesignationOne SizeTotalOne SizeTotal
Blower On/Off CO2 Machine Test3Reuse*0Reuse*Reuse*
Blower On LRPL25250025
Blower Off LRPL8Reuse*0Reuse*Reuse*
Application Reference11001
Live Agent Testing22446
Spare Queue00444
Column Total28288836

* 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
Live Agent Testing8
Spare Queue10

NOTE: All canisters environmentally conditioned.


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