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Concept for CBRN Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Standard

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September 15, 2003

1. Purpose

Develop a NIOSH, NPPTL, powered air-purifying respirator standard that addresses Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (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, September 15, 2003 [PDF - 231KB]

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