EPA Science Inventory

Evaluation of In-Room Particulate Matter Air Filtration Devices

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Evaluation of In-Room Particulate Matter Air Filtration Devices. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-08/012, 2008.

Description:

Report

Purpose/Objective:

This report describes the experiments and modeling conducted to determine the effectiveness of commercially available in-room air cleaners (i.e., particulate matter [PM] filtration devices) in mitigating the impact of an aerosolized biological threat agent attack on a building.

URLs/Downloads:

EVALUATION OF IN-ROOM PARTICULATE MATTER AIR FILTRATION DEVICES   (PDF,NA pp, 5056 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Projected Completion Date: 10/30/2009
Record Last Revised: 02/20/2014
Record Created: 01/25/2008
Record Released: 01/25/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 188372

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION