In congruence with current United States (US) military and NATO Forces, US federal, state, local, and volunteer public safety agencies (fire, emergency medical services (EMS), law enforcement, Hazardous Material Response Teams), and public health agencies product usage practices; this test method uses current accepted measurements for medical devices that remove and neutralize CWA on the skin and establishes a standard with scientific limits for neutralization of GA Tabun, GB Sarin, GD Soman, GF Cylohexyl Sarin, VX Nerve Agent, HD Mustard, and T-2 Toxin CWAs.
military, fire services, EMS, homeland security, law enforcement, and other first responders on the appropriate response, identification, neutralization, decontamination, and pre-hospital and hospital
KeywordsChemical Warfare Agents (CWA), Chemical Weapons of Mass Effect, (CWMD), neutralization, decontamination, nerve agents, GA Tabun, GB Sarin, GD Soman, GF Cylohexyl Sarin, VX Nerve Agent, HD Mustard, and T-2 Toxin, skin, medical device
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Dr. Donald Walsh