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1

In terms of chemical suits what is degradation?

Physical damage, changes and deterioration caused by exposure to chemicals.

2

What is permeation?

Molecular movement of a chemical through a suit.

3

The amount of time it takes for a chemical to get through from the outside of a suit to the inside of a suit is?

Breakthrough Time

4

What does a SCBA do?

Provides atmospheric air.

5

A simple or basic definition of a level B chemical protective suit is?

Maximum amount of respiratory protection and lesser skin protection (splash protection).

6

A simple or basic definition of a level A chemical protective suit is?

Maximum amount of respiratory protection and maximum skin protection.

7

What is the most important factor when selecting a chemical protective suit?

Chemical compatability.