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Decontamination of Biological Warfare (BW) Agents, Toxic Industrial Chemicals…

Award Information

Department of Defense
Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
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Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
METSS Corporation
300 Westdale Avenue Westerville, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Decontamination of Biological Warfare (BW) Agents, Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) and Toxic Industrial Materials (TIMs)
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Contract: M67854-05-C-6523
Award Amount: $69,670.00


The US Government has spent hundreds of millions of dollars developing decontamination capabilities to protect our military personnel and equipment from chemical warfare agents. With much of the traditional research and development efforts within focused on decontamination of chemical warfare (CW) agents, there has been a recent shift in the research base to include biological warfare (BW) agents, toxic industrial chemicals (TICs) and toxic industrial materials (TIMs). With so many resources already invested in previous and ongoing research to develop safe and effective decontaminating materials for chemical warfare agents, the logical place to start when considering the decontamination of new and emerging threats is the existing body of research related to chemical decontamination being funded by the various Government agencies that are active in this community. The objective of the current solicitation, and the thrust of this proposal, is to evaluate the existing body of research being conducted within the chemical defense community to identify technologies capable of supporting the growing spectrum of decontamination needs. The proposed program will help establish the foundation needed to support the development and implementation of a single, general purpose decontaminating material or solution.

Principal Investigator:

Kenneth Heater
Senior Engineer

Business Contact:

Kenneth Heater
Small Business Information at Submission:

300 Westdale Avenue Westerville, OH 43082

EIN/Tax ID: 311461458
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No