Definition : Devices designed for decontamination by physical removal, chemical decontamination, or both. These devices are usually intended for decontamination of chemical-warfare agents, toxic industrial materials, radiation-contaminated materials, and/or biological agents. The units typically include decontaminant-agent delivery system, decontaminant containers, and controls (e.g., temperature, pressure); they may also include mixers, hoses, and other auxiliary devices appropriate for the type of decontamination performed. Decontamination units are mainly intended to decontaminate equipment, but some units can be used for personnel decontamination.
UMDC code : 20576