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February 20, 2013 - CBRN C420 PAPR Filter System meets National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) standard at 15-minute classification level (CAP1). PAPR respiratory protection system combines CBRN CAP 1 filter,CBRN protective mask, and C420 blower to protect user's face, eyes, and gastro-intestinal tract against known chemical and biological agents in aerosol, liquid, and vapor form.

NEW CBRN C420 PAPR Filter System

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IRT Immediate Response Technologies, Inc.
7100 Holladay-Tyler Rd.
Glenn Dale, MD, 20769

Press release date: February 14, 2013


Designed and engineered through innovation to meet the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) standard at the 15-minute classification level (CAP1) for the latest protection in a variety of CBRN hazardous environments.

Glenn Dale, MD – IRT announces the release of their CBRN C420 PAPR Filter System, an innovated PAPR respiratory protection system that uses IRT’s globally recognized C420 blower and filter technology which ensures filtered breathing air. This system is ideal for use in military, law enforcement and first responder applications.

The new IRT CBRN C420 PAPR Filter System is ideal and highly versatile when needed to support long duration and CBRN mission personnel who face potential CBRN operations. This CBRN PAPR System combines IRT’s CBRN CAP 1 filter, a CBRN protective mask and C420 blower which, when used together, protects the user’s face, eyes and gastro-intestinal tract against known chemical and biological agents in aerosols, liquid and vapor form. This system has been certified to protect against Nerve, Blister, Blood and Riot control agents and many Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs)/ (TIMs) including but not limited to Organic vapors with a boiling point over 65 degree C, Hydrogen sulfide, Sulfur dioxide, Formaldehyde, Nitrogen dioxide, Phosphine, Phosgene and Ammonia. The particulate filter element meeting the requirements of NIOSH 42 CFR 84 P100 level is incorporated to protect against dusts, mists, biological agents and radiological dusts.

Immediate Response Technologies (IRT) is an ISO Registered, GSA Contract holding SBA-certified Small Business manufacturer headquartered in Glenn Dale, Maryland, USA. Since 1977, IRT has built a strong reputation and is recognized worldwide as a leader in the production of rapid deployment shelter systems, medical protection systems, CBRN decontamination systems, and personal respiratory protective systems. IRT designs, manufactures, ships and markets a variety of personal protection products that fulfill the needs of our War-fighters as well as First Responders, First Receivers, and emergency planning agencies.

IRT’s emergency response and protective equipment is utilized by all active military Services; the Coast Guard; the National Guard; Department of State, CIA; and numerous homeland defense organizations such as the FBI, DHS, DOJ, DOS and FEMA. IRT products are used by National Guard Civil Support Teams (CSTs) CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Packages (CERF-Ps), Homeland Response Force (HRFs), as well as the USAF Fatality Search and Recovery Teams (FSRT), medical units; and the Marine Corps Chemical, Biological Incident Response Force Team (CBIRF). IRT also provides response equipment to civilian law enforcement personnel, emergency medical/response teams, and hospitals in over 1500 U.S. cities, as well as in 30 countries worldwide.

For more information visit IRT's website at or call 1-301-352-8800 to see a full line of respirator and filter products as well as other product lines including shelters products and thermal identification products supporting our war fighters, first responders and other valued customers.
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