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Toxics 2014, 2(2), 247-257; doi:10.3390/toxics2020247

The Equipment of Czech Firefighters for the Detection and Field Analyses of Chemical Warfare Agents

Population Protection Institute, Na Luzci 204, Lazne Bohdanec 533 41, Czech Republic
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Received: 25 March 2014 / Revised: 19 May 2014 / Accepted: 26 May 2014 / Published: 30 May 2014
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Abstract

This paper describes the requirements for the devices of detection, chemical reconnaissance and field analyses of chemical warfare agents (CWA) and divides them into simple devices of detection, universal detectors, selective analyzers, multi-component analyzers and mobile laboratories. It also describes the devices of detection available within the Fire and Rescue Service of the Czech Republic (FRS CR) and compares them with some prospective trends of further development. View Full-Text
Keywords: chemical warfare agent; chemical reconnaissance; field analysis; detection; identification; detector; analyzer chemical warfare agent; chemical reconnaissance; field analysis; detection; identification; detector; analyzer
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Krykorkova, J.; Capoun, T. The Equipment of Czech Firefighters for the Detection and Field Analyses of Chemical Warfare Agents. Toxics 2014, 2, 247-257.

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