Self-Decontaminating PPE Fabric

Development of a fabric technology that could be incorporated into a duty uniform garment.

This fabric technology would provide real-time initial decontamination after an exposure to a minimum of two of the following selected chemicals at the vendor provided challenge level to include liquid

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and vapor challenges:
acetone, ethyl acetate, 50 percent w/w/ sodium hydroxide, 9 3. 1 percent w/w sulfuric acid, toluene, dimethylformamide, and nitrobenzene .

A required characteristic of this technology is that it must work under extreme weather conditions (e.g., variability in temperature, humidity, and precipitation), and ideally also be fire resistant.

Additionally, at a minimum, it must meet the NFPA 1975 thresholds for total heat loss (THL), thermal stability, flame resistance, and heat and thermal shrinkage resistance after 1, 5, and 10 wash cycles .


Who's Eligible





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Contact:
Janet BaileyGrants SpecialistPhone 202-447-0362

Agency Email Description:
Grants Officer

Agency Email:
janet.bailey@hq.dhs.gov

Date Posted:
2016-06-06

Application Due Date:
2016-07-01

Archive Date:
2016-07-31




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