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01AR-05-COMB - Equipment, Respiratory Protection, Combination


Respiratory protection equipment that performs in multiple modes corresponding to various respirator types, such as a combination of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR). Must be certified by NIOSH as a compliant combination respirator in accordance with 42 CFR 84. Each mode of operation must comply with the applicable NIOSH CBRN approval criteria. If no CBRN standard is established for a given mode of operation, the equipment must be certified in that mode under 42 CFR 84. Appropriate Cautions and Limitations of Use apply for each respirator type/mode of operation.

FEMA Related Grant Programs:

  • Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)
  • Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program (IPR)
  • Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
  • State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
  • Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
  • Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

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. 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.