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SEL Number: 07CD-01-FTIR
Title: Detector, Fourier Transform Infrared, Point

Last Updated: 6/23/2022 3:15:37 PM

Previous SEL Number: 07CD-01-FTIR

Description: Point chemical detector utilizing Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). These detectors may also have explosive detection capability when equipped with appropriate spectral libraries. See Item 07ED-01-IRED. [Note: Replaces 07CD-01-DPFR.]
DIQCode: [D,I]

ImportantFeatures: Identifies solids, liquids, and gases.

Operating Considerations: Often used in conjunction with Raman device to provide increased confidence level, see [07CD-01-DPRS].
Visible, tangible sample needed for identification of solids and liquids.
Gas identification will require sample collection.
Additional expense may be involved in purchasing / maintaining libraries.
ICostRating: $$$$
MCostRating: $

Training Requirements: Core Training: NFPA 470 Chapter 8 or Chapter 10.
Initial Training: Moderate (1-2 days)
Sustainment Training: Moderate (1-2 days)

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