ABSTRACT

Fact Sheet for OSCs: Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs   [open pdf - 331KB]

Alternate Title: Fact Sheet for On-Scene Coordinators: Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs

"The Fentanyl Fact Sheet was developed for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal On-Scene Coordinators (OSC) who may respond with, or provide technical advice to, local first responders who may encounter environmental contamination from fentanyl class compounds (fentanyl analogs). This fact sheet provides information regarding characteristics of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; the physical properties of fentanyl, fentanyl citrate, carfentanil, 3-methylfentanyl and α-methylfentanyl; potential exposure pathways; provisional advisory levels (PAL) and industry occupational exposure limits (OEL); opioid relative potency, equianalgesic dose and estimated lethal dose; personal safety; personal protective equipment (PPE); field detection; sampling; analysis; decontamination/cleanup; personnel decontamination; waste management; and technical references."

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Date:
2018-05-22
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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