National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Bottle-Spray, Plastic, W/Oz Markings, 12-32 Oz

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Initial Inspection/Disposal Criteria

  1. Inspect for sanitizing solution in container. If any, dispose of properly.
  2. Inspect for indelible writing or marks on the bottle. If it cannot be removed, salvage available parts, and dispose of bottle.
  3. Inspect for leaks or separation along any seams, or screw in connection points. Dispose of container if any are present.
  4. Inspect inside of container for any foreign matter that cannot be removed or identified. Dispose of container if this has occurred.
  5. Inspect all threads, moving parts, or spraying mechanism for serviceability. If economical to repair, use only manufacturer-specific parts for replacement. If not economical, dispose of sprayer.
  6. Return to stock if item does not show any signs of use and passes visual inspection.
  7. Refurbish if item has been used and/or damage is repairable.

Refurbishing Procedures

A. Cleaning

  1. Drain all existing sanitizer and dispose of properly. See Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for recommendation.
  2. Wash container inside and out with mild detergent with brush/scouring pad or garden hose.
  3. Rinse thoroughly. Fill bottle with clean water and use the spraying mechanism to rinse out feed tube and spray head.
  4. Turn upside down with lids off or open and let air dry.

B. Repair

  1. Replace gaskets if stiff, damaged, or missing.
  2. Assemble sprayer with clean water in the bottle. Use the spraying mechanism spray water through spray head. While pumping, ensure there are no leaks and that the pumping mechanism is functioning properly. Hold the bottle upside down and check all connections for leaks. Replace gaskets, spray heads, and feed tubes as needed and economical to repair.
  3. Replace spray heads as needed using only manufacturer replacement parts.

C. Testing for Performance

  • None

D. Repackaging

  • Local cache option.
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