Water Testing Kit Chemical Agents M272

The M272 water test kit was designed and fielded to answer the need for a test to detect water contamination by nerve agent, blister agent, cyanide (blood agent), or Lewisite. The kit will operate between 32EF and 125EF. An enclosed instruction card enables a soldier to conduct all the tests required to identify the threat agents. The kit will detect the chemical agents at the concentrations indicated in the chart that follows. Concentration reliably detected by kit tests. Concentration...

Introduction

Chemical warfare is not a popular topic, and most military health care providers do not willingly become familiar with it. This was painfully obvious during Operation Desert Shield Desert Storm when it soon became apparent that many health care providers knew little about the effects of chemical agents or the medical defense against them. This ignorance was particularly striking in view of the seven-decade long history of modern chemical warfare and the well-publicized use of mustard and nerve...

Medical Equipment Set Chemical Agent Patient Treatment

Atropine Inj. 0.70L 6505-00-926-9083 Pralidoxime Chloride 6505-01-125-3248 Boric Acid 5 percent 6505-01-153-3012 Sodium Thiosulfate 6505-01 -206-6010 Infusion Set Size 2 6515-00-089-2791 MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SET CHEMICAL AGENT PATIENT DECONTAMINATION The following table is intended to serve as a reminder of the agents, their effects, first-aid measures, detection, and skin decontamination. It is in no way complete, nor is it intended to be complete. Consult the appropriate chapter for further...

Decontaminating Kit Skin M291

The introduction of this kit marks a new approach to skin decontamination. The M291 Kit consists of six identical packets, each containing a mixture of activated resins. This resin mixture both adsorbs liquid chemical agents present on the soldier's skin and neutralizes agents. The mixture consists of an adsorbent resin, a resin containing sulfonic acid, and a hydroxylamine-containing resin. After masking, the soldier opens any packet from the kit, removes the applicator pad, and applies an...

Simulator Detector Tickets Chemical Agents Training M256A1

The M256A1 Chemical Agent Detection Kit is designed to detect and identify chemical agents present either as liquid or as vapor and consists of the following a booklet of M8 paper previously described to detect agents in liquid form and 12 foil-wrapped detector tickets containing eel enzymes as reagents to detect very low concentrations of chemical vapors. Instructions for the use of the detector tickets appear on the outside of each of the foil packets and in a separate instruction booklet in...

Training Aid Skin Decontaminating M58A1

6910-01-101-1768 6910-01-113-2434 - Refill Kit M58A1 The M258A1 skin decontamination kit is currently the standard item for the removal and neutralization of liquid chemical agents on the skin. This kit contains three No. 1 packets and three No. 2 packets. Packet No. 1 adsorbs and neutralizes the G-type nerve agents, whereas Packet No. 2 adsorbs and neutralizes the nerve agent VX and liquid mustard. The contents of the packets are as follows Sodium Hydroxide 5 or - 0.5 percent The soldier must...