NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL (NBC) DECONTAMINATION --
NBC contaminated filters must be handled using adequate precautions (FM 3--3) and must be
disposed of by trained personnel.
Do not use decontaminants on eyes, mouth, or open wounds. This may cause personal
injury. Flush these areas with water.
Use the decontaminating kits as instructed on the kit or in the technical manual. If a chemical
agent monitor or other appropriate chemical agent detection device is not available, remain
in full MOPP until safe levels are verified. Failure to comply could result in death or injury to
Decontamination procedures take time. Do as much as you can based on the tactical
If decontamination kits are available, use the decontamination kits to decontaminate the following areas.
1. Control handles, levers and switches used to operate crew stations
2. Steering and engine operating controls
5. Inside doors and hatches
If decontamination kits are not available, use soap and water.