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Self-Contained Closed-Circuit Full-Facepiece Respirator


AEL Category: 01. Personal Protective Equipment

AEL Title: Respirator, Full-Facepiece, Closed-Circuit, Self-Contained

AEL Number: 01AR-01-SCCC

SAVER Project: Self-Contained Closed-Circuit Full-Facepiece Respirator

Full-facepiece, closed-circuit self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs) are designed to protect personnel in hazardous, toxic, or oxygen-deficient environments by recirculating breathing air and purifying it, removing carbon dioxide and adding fresh oxygen. These SCBAs are used when responders need to have a supply of breathable air to work in fouled atmospheres.

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

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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Full Facepiece, Closed Circuit TechNote (July 2014) PDF 453.71 KB
Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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