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AirChek® Badges

EMS #64472-10, 64472-20, 64472-30, 64472-40, 64472-50

Chemical Monitoring Instructions

  1. Remove chemical vapor monitor (badge) from foil pouch and plastic bag. Save all packaging materials to send badge out for analysis. All badges have an expiration date . Expired badges cannot be analyzed.
  2. Record date and start time on the card and badge.
  3. Personal Monitoring: Clip badge to collar or lapel (breathing zone) with sticker side next to clothing.
  4. Area Monitoring: Attach badge to an object in desired area at the approximate height of the breathing zone.
  5. Make sure there are not any splashes that may contaminate the badge. Badges exposed over 12 hours can not be analyzed.
  6. At the end of the sample period , remove the badge and record your name and stop time on the card and the badge.
  7. Remove gloves before touching badge.
  8. Place badge in plastic bag and seal. Insert in foil pouch and seal. Complete all information on card. Incomplete information may delay results. Send badges to your service center for analysis.
  9. Note: Glutaraldehyde badges require refrigeration after exposure.


It is not required to mail Glutaraldehyde badges cold.

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AirChek® Badges