The CM-8M tactical gas mask must be stored in a dark, cool, and dust-free place, free from sudden temperature changes. The storage room should be ventilated regularly. Temperatures may vary between 10°C and 25°C, within a relative humidity of up to 65%. NBC gas masks must not be exposed to radiant heat or sunshine. Fuels, solvents, lubricants, and other inflammable substances, including chemicals, must not be stored with masks. Moreover, there must not be any electrical machines or appliances that produce sparks or discharges during operation (ozone creation).
MIRA Safety Protective CBRN Gloves (like all butyl rubber gloves) should be stored in their original packaging in a dark room at a temperature between 41°F and 77°F with a relative humidity of less than 75%. In these conditions, these gloves can be stored for 15 years. Manufacturer advises these gloves can be stored at temperature extremes of -50°C to 60°C (-58°F to 140°F) if needed. These gloves are 100% butyl rubber and should be handled as such, so inspect for cracking especially in flexion spots after use.
VK-530 filters should be stored at 2°C (35.6°F) to 55°C (131°F), with humidity lower than 80%, away from any significant sources of vibration. They should be protected from solar radiation, oxidant agents, shocks, and anything that could make the filters fall down. Do not allow filters to come into contact with ketones, esters, hydrocarbons, acids and strong bases, high pressure fluids, and liquids.
Each NBC-77 SOF gas mask filter is sealed in a plastic bag by the manufacturer. Store the filters unopened in a clean place at an even temperature, ideally at -5 to +30°C, with relative humidity below 80%. Sealed filters also tolerate conditions of -30 to +50°C and RH below 95%. The storage period (month and year) for filters is marked on the filter label. Do not try to regenerate the filters. Never clean the filters with compressed air or compressed water.
The MOPP-1 CBRN Protective Suit should be stored either in the original packaging at temperatures from -30°C to +50°C or in a hermetically sealed bag, with a relative humidity of up to 80% and without direct exposure to sunlight or heat sources.
MIRA Safety Combat CBRN overboots should be stored in their original packaging in a dark room at a temperature between 32°F and 86°F (0-30°C) with a relative humidity of less than 80%. This equipment can be stored for ten years or longer in these conditions. These overboots should be protected from sunlight and stored away from chemicals and solvents. Overboots may be stacked.
Store Kappler ChemTape® in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. The ideal storage temperature is 73ºF (23ºC). According to the manufacturer, there is no evidence that ChemTape® loses its protective characteristics, including adhesion, when stored in ideal conditions. ChemTape® may be stored at temperatures of up to 120ºF (49ºC). Note that high temperatures may lead to faster degradation.
Potassium iodide tablets should be stored at 20-25°C (68-77°F), dry and with foil intact.
MIRA Safety Protective CBRN Gloves (like all butyl rubber gloves) should be stored in their original packaging in a dark room, at a temperature between 41°F and 77°F, with a relative humidity of less than 75%. In these conditions, these gloves can be stored for fifteen years. Manufacturer advises these gloves can be stored at temperature extremes of -50°C to 60°C (-58°F to 140°F) if needed.
These gloves are 100% butyl rubber and should be handled as such, so inspect for cracking, especially in flexion spots after use.
CWD-1/2 Detection Paper comes as a booklet in a polyethylene bag. It should be stored in its original packaging in a cool, dark, and dry place at temperatures ranging from -40°C to +40°C ( -40°F to +104°F) for up to five years. CWD-1/2 paper can be stored at temperatures up to 60°C (140°F) for up to one month.
Each M4 CBRN Military Poncho ships in a vacuum-sealed, water-resistant cube that’s easy to store, handle, and carry. The protective M4 overcoat in its original package should be stored in a dark room, within a temperature range of +5°C to +25°C and a relative humidity of 60% ±10%. In its original package, the overcoat has a fifteen-year shelf life.