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SEL Number: 07CD-01-DPFI
Title: Detector, Flame Ionization (FID), Point, VOC

Last Updated: 6/23/2022 3:13:13 PM

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Description: Flame ionization detector (FID) for point detection of volatile organic compounds (VOC).
DIQCode: [D]

ImportantFeatures: Handheld.

Operating Considerations: Check safety rating before for use in explosive atmospheres.
Non-specific, general sensing for any organic compounds in air.
Presence/absence with high sensitivity and repeatability.
Typically fueled with ultra-high-purity hydrogen (transportation may be an issue).
ICostRating: $$
MCostRating: $

Training Requirements: Core Training: NFPA 470 Chapter 8 or Chapter 10.
Initial Training: Minimal (<1 day)
Sustainment Training: Minimal (<1 day)

Mandatory Standards:

Applicable Standards and References:

  • HazMat: Response Team
  • REL: Full Canadian Recommended Equipment List
  • REL: LOS-1, Multi-Agency Intervention
  • REL: LOS-2, Scout/Reconnaissance Mission
  • REL: LOS-3, Suspicious Powder Response