Chemical detection and decontamination:
Do not use decontamination spray on personnel. It could cause personal injury.
Use M8 paper from the M256 Chemical Agent Detector Kit or M9 paper to determine if liquid agent is
present on the equipment.
If exposure to liquid agent is known or suspected, clean exposed skin, clothing, personal gear, and
equipment, in that order using M258A1 kit. Use the buddy system. Wash exposed skin and thoroughly
decontaminate as soon as tactical situation permits.
If the M8 or M9 paper indicate that liquid chemical agent is present on the equipment, use the NBC-MI I
decon apparatus for decon of equipment.
Contact unit decon team for procedures to decontaminate the WQAS-PM.