Figure 4-1. Tearing open at notch and removing applicator pad.
e. Remove applicator pad from packet and discard packet (see Figure 4-2).
Figure 4-2. Unfolding applicator pad and scrubbing skin on back of hand.
f. Unfold applicator pad and slip finger(s) into the pad.
g. Use the entire surface of the applicator pad. Scrub exposed skin. Thoroughly
scrub exposed skin of the back of your hands, palm, and fingers until they are
completely covered with black powder from the applicator pad.
h. Switch the applicator pad to another hand and repeat the procedure of the
NOTE: Do not discard applicator pad at this time.
NOTE: If you were contaminated while you were masked, with hood zipped, and
drawstring pulled tight, then stop and discard the applicator pad. Put on your protective
gloves. Remove powder with soap and water when operating conditions permit. If,
however, you were masked, but the zipper and drawstring were not secure, thoroughly
scrub your neck and ears until they are completely covered with black powder (without
breaking the seal between your face and mask).
Decontaminate your face.