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Handheld Photoionization Detectors


AEL Category: 07. Detection

AEL Title: Detector, Photo-Ionization (PID), Point, Volatile Organic Chemical (VOC)

AEL Number: 07CD-01-DPPI

SAVER Project: Handheld Photoionization Detectors

Handheld photoionization detectors (PIDs) are small, lightweight devices that can rapidly detect volatile organic compounds and other chemicals in parts per million and parts per billion concentration ranges. Responders often mount handheld PIDs to remotely operated vehicles for plume mapping or collecting data prior to their entry into a spill area.

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

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Handheld Photoionization Detectors Highlight (August 2013) PDF 411.38 KB
Handheld Photoionization Detectors Focus Group Report (April 2013) PDF 813.1 KB
Handheld Photoionization Detectors Market Survey Report (November 2013) PDF 1.12 MB
Handheld Photoionization Detectors Assessment Report (April 2014) PDF 2.19 MB
Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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