NBACC Biosafety Level 4 Positive Pressure Protective Suits

NBACC Biosafety Level 4 Positive Pressure Protective Suits

Scientists or superheroes? These suits may not have capes, but they do protect Science and Technology Directorate researchers from diseases and pathogens that have no vaccine or treatment. These positive pressure, airtight suits are made of a rubbery material—chlorinated polyethylene—and are designed for the wearer to breathe filtered air. Exhaust valves help cool and protect researchers as they work, and HEPA filters and air lines ensure they are breathing clean air.

 Built-in hooks to hang the suit for storage; Two exhaust valves on the back to provide protection and cooling; Chlorinated Polyethylene suit for moisture-resistance and safety;  HEPA filter; Built-in Class D breathing air line with pressure control valve; and  The suit could come with integral booties, welded boots, or safety boots attached depending on the use of the suit.

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