Position of M9 Detector Paper on MOPP Gear
Read the M9 Detector Paper.
DO NOT check detector paper with red light.
a. You have a positive agent response, if the spots or streaks on your
paper appear pink, red-brown, red-purple, or any shade of red.
b. If spots are blue, yellow, green, gray or black, you have not been
Spots must be checked by a person who is NOT COLOR BLIND.
Unusual Operating Conditions.
a. Operating in rain, snow, and sleet.
(1) M9 Detector Paper will work in rain, snow, and sleet.
change it when the paper becomes soaked because it will not immediately
respond to a liquid chemical agent.
(2) When clothes are wet, attach M9 Detector Paper more tightly than
usual to prevent slipping.
b. Operating in freezing temperatures.
Temperatures around 32€ F (0€
C) slow down the speed of M9 Detector Paper turning red. It may take several
minutes for color to appear.