– Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agents has now become very easy, simple and quick with the help of FASTACT. This offers a paradigm shift from the current Fullers’ Earth (Multani Mitti) being used by the Indian Armed Forces against CWAs.
FASTACT is a Dry Chemical powder formulation of non-toxic Nano crystalline metal oxides that exhibit very high reactivity due to increased surface area. It is safe, non-toxic, non-corrosive, non flammable, dry powder formulation, easy to operate portable delivery systems, no premixing is required no special training necessary and containers are easy for storage. The run-off is totally non-toxic. Amazingly, this offers a Single-Window solution against all known CWAs & also has a NATO No. (Cage Code 071F9). FASTACT has been evaluated by OPCW’s own Lab TNO Netherland.
FASTACT very effectively neutralizes all categories of Chemical Warfare Agents (Nerve, Blood, Blister and Choking) i.e. Sulphur Mustard(HD)/ Tabun (GA)/ Sarin (GB), Soman (GD), VX. From the present usage of Fullers’ Earth & DS2 Solution, FASTACT offers a paradigm shift as a single-window concept. FASTACT is the best available solution for PDA (Personal Decon Apparatus) and PDK (Personal Decon Kit) at the operational/ field areas / battle field. This technology can be included in CBRN Shelters/ as a Decon for Tanks, BMPs, Arms / Ammunition, Foot Soldiers & Equipments.
CBRN Terrorism (Non State Actors/Terrorists using Toxic Chemicals) causing large scale casualties and creating fear and paranoia amongst the public and in Defence officers also. Our Defence Forces also require to be equipped with the same.
Enlisted in NATO, Tested and approved from Battelle Lab-USA, TNO Lab Netherland, RMIT University- Australia and Lloyds Register EMEA.
Presently in India it is being used by Karnataka State Fire Services, Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (DRDO Lab), Bharat Electronics, National Fire Service College Nagpur, Ministry of Home Affiars New Delhi, National Civil Defence College Nagpur etc. It is also being used by US Army.
This versatile product also offers a single-window solution due to its immediate response and effectiveness on more than 27 known highly Toxic Chemicals/ Vapours and Liquid Spill.