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Hi...a year to two ago I remember running across a study done with brand new bunker was sampled before and after being exposed to products of combustion at a structure fire. If I remember right they found aver 40 hazardous chemicals/compounds on the exposed gear.
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John, I'm working on gear for our dept right now, I'll check with some of the dealers I can trust, see what I find and I'll get back to you in the next couple days Brother! I'll see what I can get sent to me.

Stay Safe!

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