The M291 Skin Decontamination Kit consists of a wallet-like carrying pouch containing six individual decontamination packets, enough to do three complete skin decontaminations. Each packet contains an applicator pad filled with decontamination powder. Operating temperatures range from minus 50 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit, and storage temperatures are from minus 60 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Users can decontaminate their skin completely through removal, absorption and neutralization of toxic agents with no long-term harmful effects. It is for external use only and may slightly irritate eyes or skin.
Decontamination is accomplished by applying a black decontamination powder contained …
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Publication information: Article title: Decontamination. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 54. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 2004. Page number: 336+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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