NSCWCC

Non-Stockpile Chemical Weapons Citizens’ Coalition


O,S-DMP

O,S-diethyl methylphosphonothiolate, a by-product in the manufacture of VX

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


P&A

precision and accuracy

PD

phenyldichloroarsine

PFPD

pulsed flame photometric detector

PIG

container for shipping CAIS

PINS

portable isotopic neutron spectroscopy

PMNSCM

Product Manager for Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel

PPE

personal protective equipment

PS

chloropicrin

psig

pounds per square inch gauge

PWS

projectile washout system


QA/QC

quality assurance/quality control

QL

binary chemical agent precursor


RAP

regulatory approval and permitting

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

RCWM

recovered chemical weapons materiel

RD&D

research, development, and demonstration

RRS

rapid response system


SCANS

single CAIS access and neutralization system

SCBA

self-contained breathing apparatus

SDS

spent decontamination solution

STEL

short-term exposure limit


TAP

toxicological agent protective

TP

triphosgene

TPA

triphenylarsine

TRO

diethyl methylphosphonate, an oxidation product of a VX precursor

TSDF

treatment, storage, and disposal facility

TWA

time-weighted average


U.S.C.

United States Code


VCS

vapor containment structure

VX

a nerve agent


WPL

worker population limit


XSD

halogen-selective detector

3X

level of agent decontamination (suitable for transport for further processing)

5X

level of agent decontamination (suitable for commercial release)



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