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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)

Sample Conditioning "As Received" Quantities Environmentally Conditioned Quantities Grand Total
Number of Available Sizes 1 1
Size Designation One Size Total One Size Total
Blower On/Off CO2 Machine Test 3 Reuse* 0 Reuse* Reuse*
Blower On LRPL 25 25 0 0 25
Blower Off LRPL 8 Reuse* 0 Reuse* Reuse*
Application Reference 1 1 0 0 1
Live Agent Testing 2 2 4 4 6
Spare Queue 0 0 4 4 4
Column Total 28 28 8 8 36

* Units used for CO2 machine test and blower off LRPL 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) Challenge 60
P100 Particulate Challenge (DOP) 20
Live Agent Testing 8
Spare Queue 10
Total 98

NOTE: All canisters environmentally conditioned.


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Work Flow Diagram

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