CBRN SCBA - Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus certified as compliant with NFPA 1981 and certified by NIOSH as compliant with the CBRN approval criteria. Worn with multiple ensemble configurations.
DHS has adopted the NIOSH Standard for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Only SCBAs certified by NIOSH as compliant with this standard are allowable.
Standardized Equipment List
For more information on operating considerations, mandatory and applicable standards, and training requirements, visit the Interagency Board’s Standardized Equipment List site. You may also access 01AR-01-SCBA directly here. Note: some equipment items on the Authorized Equipment List may not be listed on the Standardized Equipment List.
System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders
For market survey reports, visit the System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders site. To search for an equipment item, use the same Authorized Equipment List item number. Note: some equipment items may not have market survey reports.