OPERATOR AND UNIT MAINTENANCE MANUAL
(INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST)
FOR WATER QUALITY ANALYSIS SET: PURIFICATION (WQAS-P)
OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
(2) Biological decontamination: Remain masked and continue mission until told to unmask.
(3) Chemical detection and decontamination:
Do not use decontamination spray on personnel. It could cause personal injury.
(a) Use M8 paper from the M256 Chemical Agent Detector Kit or M9 paper to determine if liquid agent is present
on the equipment or case.
(b) 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.
(c) If the M8 or M9 paper indicates that liquid chemical agent is present on the equipment or case, use the NBC-
M11decon apparatus for decon of equipment and case.
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