PART B -M9 CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR PAPER
a. M9 Detector Paper can be used in all types of weather and
b. It sticks to clothing, vehicles, and other equipment.
c. M9 Paper will not detect Chemical Agent vapors.
Before Operation Checks.
a. Check discard or life date.
If dates have passed, requisition
new detector paper.
b. Check cardboard dispenser for damage.
If damaged, order new
M9 Detector Paper.
c. Check for red scuff marks or spots, tears, streaks, creases,
change in color, or contamination. If any of these conditions exist,
order new M9 Detector Paper.
d. Perform a sticky test. Fold a 2-inch piece of detector paper,
adhesive side to adhesive side, and try pulling it apart. If detector
paper can be pulled apart easily, order new M9 Detector Paper.
During Operation Checks.
a. Check that detector paper has not fallen from the Battledress
Overgarment (BDO). Apply fresh piece of detector paper, if needed.
b. Check for other than red spots.
Replace if dirty or greasy,
or if spotted other than red.
After Operation Checks.
a. After use, be sure that paper strips are disposed of in trash
b. After use, requisition more M9 Detector Paper, if needed.