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01AR-04-APER - Respirator, Escape, Air-Purifying, Single-Use, CBRN
CBRN Air-Purifying Escape Respirator (APER) designed for escape from hazardous environments (certified by NIOSH as compliant with the CBRN approval criteria).
DHS has adopted the NIOSH standard for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Escape Respirator (APER) and CBRN Self-Contained Escape Respirator. Only APERs certified by NIOSH as compliant with this standard are allowable.
FEMA Related Grant Programs:
- Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
- State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
- Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
- Urban Areas Security Initiative Program (UASI)
- Amtrak - (IPR - Amtrak)
- Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
- Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)
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-04-APER - Respirator, Escape, Air-Purifying, Single-Use, CBRN directly here. Note: some equipment items on the Authorized Equipment List maynot 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.