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Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Air-Purifying Respirators

AEL Category: 01. Personal Protective Equipment

AEL Title: Respirator, Air-Purifying, Full-Face, Tight-Fitting, Negative Pressure, CBRN

AEL Number: 01AR-02-APR

SAVER Project: CBRN Air-Purifying Respirators

Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) air-purifying respirators (APRs) consist of a facepiece with a head harness and a CBRN air canister that filters air to remove contaminants upon inhalation. These devices are worn by responders to protect them from inhaling harmful contaminants that may be present when responding to CBRN incidents.

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
CBRN Air-Purifying Respirators Highlight (August 2016) PDF 460.91 KB
CBRN Air-Purifying Respirators Assessment Report (September 2017) PDF 2.05 MB
Last Updated: 01/31/2023
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