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Fact Sheet: Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs

This fact sheet for On-Scene Coordinators (OSCs) provides information regarding:

  • characteristics of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs;
  • the physical properties of fentanyl, fentanyl citrate, carfentanil, 3-methylfentanyl and α-methylfentanyl;
  • potential exposure pathways;
  • provisional advisory levels (PAL) and industry occupational exposure limits (OEL);
  • opioid relative potency, equianalgesic dose and estimated lethal dose;
  • personal safety;
  • personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • field detection;
  • sampling;
  • analysis;
  • decontamination/cleanup;
  • personnel decontamination;
  • waste management; and
  • technical references.
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