Open the sampler protective bag by tearing the bag
along the tear line marked with arrows.
Conduct test while facing into the wind to avoid picking up
vapors from your protective equipment.
Protect sampler during exposure from excessive moisture,
such as rain and dew.
Carefully remove the sampler from the sampler
protective bag. Retain the sampler protective bag for
reference to the instructions written on it.
Do not touch the sampler agent test spots because incorrect
test results may be produced.
Handle the sampler carefully. Hold the sampler by the
hinged protective strip in its closed position.
Keep hinged protective trip in closed position in order to
protect test spots.
Swing the hinged heater assembly away from the test spot
and discard the two loose protective strips under the
hinged heater assembly. Keep the heater pads for later
use, when crushing ampoules.
Disregard the colored beads in the ampoules. They have no
function to perform. The beads were installed during
manufacture of the sampler as an aid in identifying the