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Vietnam Era Gas Masks, Rescue w/ Hard Case, Willson ...

Vietnam Era Gas Masks, Rescue w/ Hard Case, Willson Products, Reading, PA, EXC! Item Information. Condition: Used. Price: US $99.99. No Interest if paid in full in 6 mo on $99+Opens in a new window or tab* No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on $99+.

Gas Mask Dangers - Militaria History

"Basically the situation is that the vast majority of WW2 gas masks contain asbestos in the filter, quite often blue asbestos, a category one carcinogen. "Over time two things happen – firstly asbestos changes to …

HPS Website - Vintage gas masks and asbestos

Vintage gas masks and asbestos 26 March 2019 Article: 53/1202 Concerns have been raised about the sale of World War II gas masks on the internet, as they may contain asbestos, a substance that is harmful to health. Exposure to asbestos can cause diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.

M24 gas mask I picked a few hours ago - LATEST FINDS AND ...

M24 gas mask I picked a few hours ago M24 gas mask I picked a few hours ago. By PMAN12094, April 10 in LATEST FINDS AND ACQUISITIONS! Share ... I don't think you have to worry about asbestos in a Vietnam era mask....I would assume it's just a case of breaking the seal to get the filter removed....Bodes Link to post Share on other sites.

M17 Gas Mask In Original Vietnam War Personal & Field …

An 1982 study of workers at factories producing the masks using both blue and white 'chrysotile' asbestos filters revealed that 10 per cent of the workforce had died due to mesothelioma of either the lung or stomach linings. The mortality rate was between two and three times the normal incidence of lung or respiratory cancers.

SimplePlanes | My new gas mask arrived!

The Polish MP4 "Bulldog" Gas Mask! Before you read anymore of this, if you're a gas mask nerd like me, you'll think firstly about the asbestos. I don't think these filters contain asbestos as they are pretty much flat P3 filters with activated charcoal throughout the filter. ... I put the bag on my Vietnam Era belt and suspender ...

Gas masks and Asbestos. - War Relics

Re: Gas masks and Asbestos. We have covered this in the past and a safe and easy remedy is possible. Make a solution of white PVA wood glue and water. Pour this into the filter element. Leave to set. This will seal the filter …

What Gas Masks Contain Asbestos? : gasmasks

Certain WW2 masks. (Mostly German, Soviet and British.) From the more early years of WW2 (1930s) Have asbestos rings inside the mask itself which is very hazardous to your health, never use old WW2 masks. (Examples of bad WW2 masks; Volks Civilian Respirator, Gp-2 Civilian Respirator, British Mickey mouse gas mask.)

Breathing in the Vietnam era asbestos : gasmasks

My new Canadian Anti-Gas-Hood, dated 1941. I can't seem to find any info on it, so anything would be appreciated. (I know I have it displayed with a M-3, but since I'm currently poor and can't get a MK.IV/V and they are overpriced I'm …