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Chemical Agent ID/Detection

Chemical Agent ID/Detection
M8
M9
M256A1
CAM
M8A1
M272
M258A1
M291
M295

Paper, CM Agent Detector: M8

1.
Identifys type of agent present in liquid form on battlefield

2.
Takes 30 secs; false positive with insecticides, petroleum, antifreeze

Paper, CM Agent Detector: M9

1.
Detects presence of liquid agent, but doesn’t identify specific agent or type of agent

2.
Detects nerve or blister agent as small as 100 microns in dia

3.
False positive with insecticides, petroleum, antifreeze

M256A1 Chemical Agent Detection Kit

1.
Detect and identify chemical agents present either as liquid or as vapor

2.
Consists of M8 paper and 12 foil-wrapped detector tickets

3.
Contains eel enzymes as reagents to detect low concentrations of chemical vapors

Chemical Agent Monitor (CAM)

1.
Detects nerve and blister agents as vapors only

Chemical Agent Alarm: M8A1

1.
Remote continuous air sampling alarm

2.
Samples air for presence of nerve agent vapors (GA, GB, GD, VX) only

Water Testing Kit, Chemical Agents: M272

1.
Detects water contamination by nerve agent, blister agent, cyanide (“blood” agent), or Lewisite

Decontamination Kit, Skin: M258A1

1.
Removes & destroys liquid chemical agents on skin

Decontaminating Kit, Skin: M291

1.
Adsorbs and neutralizes liquid chemical agents present on skin

Decontamination Kit, Individual Equipment: M295 (DKIE)

1.
Decontaminates individual equipment through physical removal and absorption of chemical agent
 

* Material is taken from the PEPID database
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