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Concept for CBRN Powered, Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Standard

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March 30, 2005

1. Purpose

Develop a NIOSH, NPPTL, tight fitting, powered air-purifying respirator standard that address CBRN materials identified as inhalation and/or possible terrorist hazards for emergency responders.

Download the complete document: Concept for CBRN Powered, Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Standard, March 30, 2005 [PDF - 149KB]

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