Each sterile liquid vial contains 10
The empty vials are used to collect
milliliters of liquid (holding solution). Each bottle is
sealed with a blue plastic screwcap and pressure-
sensitive adhesive tape around the neck and cap of the
7. Rubber Gloves
Each empty vial is sealed with a red
a. Description. The rubber gloves (3, fig. 1) are
plastic screwcap and pressure-sensitive adhesive tape
made of black neoprene. The palms and fingers of the
around the neck and cap of the bottle.
gloves are rough textured to provide a sure grip when
the gloves are worn.
b. Use. The gloves are supplied for use when
(1) The holding solution is used with an
applicator (5, fig. 2) to collect biological agent samples
from solid surfaces.
SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT AND INSPECTION
8. Service Upon Receipt of Equipment
Inspect the M34 kit upon receipt, just prior to each day's
use, and semiannually if the kit is not in use.
a. Check the items of the M34 CBR agent
a. Soil Sampling Kits. Remove the contents of the
soil sampling kits and check them for damage and
b. Inspect the items in the M34 CBR agent
depletion. Discard damaged components. Check the
fluid extraction bottles to make sure that they are filled
with petroleum ether and sealed with pressure-sensitive
c. Remove the extraction fluid bottles (3, fig. 2)
from the soil sampling kits, and fill each bottle to the
neck with petroleum ether (FSN 6810-227-1305).
b. Vials Container. Open the vials container and
Reseal the bottles with pressure-sensitive tape attached
check the vials to make sure that they are unbroken and
to the bottles and return them to the soil sampling kits.
properly sealed. Discard broken vials.
c. Rubber Gloves. Inspect the rubber gloves to
make sure that they are not cut or torn.
a. Obtain all available information as to the time of
suspected, wear a dosimeter and carry a radiac survey
meter. Do not remove the mask until a test with a
condition, nature and number of casualties, and any
chemical agent detector shows that there is no longer a
other pertinent data which will serve as a guide in
determining where to sample.
11. Screening Suspected Areas
b. Remove two vials containing holding solution
and two empty vials from the vials container (fig. 3).
Place them in the soil sampling kit.
have been delivered by aircraft or missile spray, screen
the area known to have been in the path of the spray
c. Don a field protective mask and rubber goves
before collecting samples. Avoid screening areas that
supplied with the kit over impregnated cotton gloves
are shielded by obstructions and surfaces that are
before entering any area suspected
exposed to direct sunlight and high temperatures.