(4) Add 1 or 2 drops of solution in white lined squeeze bottle,
(5) Add 2 or 3 drops of solution in red dotted dispenser (sub-
(6) Continue kneading and after one minute, examine the ticket.
The appearance of a blue color indicates NO AGENT.
If the ticket is
colorless to orange, G or V agent is PRESENT.
(7) Compare the color to a blank (see paragraph below). If in
doubt, allow to stand an additional three minutes and compare color to
(8) For the blank, use the round end of ticket and continue with
step (2) using uncontaminated water.
This should produce a blue color
on the round end of the ticket.
Procedure for Surface Contamination.
(1) Add 1 or 2 drops of solution from white lined squeeze bottle
to square end of ticket and knead in bag until paper is wetted.
(2) Smear or touch wet end of ticket to suspected surface,
replace in plastic bag and proceed with step (5) above.
Procedure for Liquid Contamination.
(1) Detach a sheet of paper from the booklet.
(2) Place the paper in contact with the suspect surface.
(3) Note whether a color change takes place. Compare with the
color change on the inside cover of the booklet.
(4) A color change similar to that shown indicates the presence
of chemical agents (contamination).
Certain G-agents give a red-brown color response
which is intermediate between the typical H & G
WATER TESTING KIT, CHEMICAL AGENTS (Used for Buys 1 and 2 Only)
This kit is designed to determine the toxicological
characteristics of drinking water.
It is a reconnaissance field kit
for water testing and screening raw water sources so contaminated with
chemical agents that they cannot be rendered potable with customary
field Lyster Bag filtering or similar treatment.
A preliminary screening
using the chemical agents detector procedure (para 2-23) should be made
prior to these tests to indicate whether the water is contaminated.