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I was about to order some Isoamyl Acetate (Banana Oil) Ampoules for traditional qualitative fit testing. After doing some searches found "Verifit Irritant Smoke Generators" as an alternative. Anyone used these before ? can you compare them to the Banana Oil solution? Is it a better solution? Or same? seems fairly easy to use, is it?

Maybe you have an alternative to this ? Any and all input is appreciated.

Keith Badler
Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. #1
Marlboro Township, New Jersey, District #2

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Is there a high cost in having someone (like your BA supplier) come in and check everyone using a quantitative fit test machine? It might cost more, but it removes the human element from the testing.

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