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Part 121 OPERATING REQUIREMENTS: DOMESTIC, FLAG, AND SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATIONS
Appendix A--First-Aid Kits and Emergency Medical Kits

Sec. A121.1

Appendix A - First Aid Kits and Emergency Medical Kits


[Approved first-aid kits, at least one approved emergency medical kit, and at least one approved automated external defibrillator required under Sec.121.803 of this part must be readily accessible to the crew, stored securely, and kept free from dust, moisture, and damaging temperatures.

First-aid Kits

(1) The minimum number of first-aid kits required is set forth in the following table:

No. of passenger seats
No. of first-aid kits
0-50
1
51-150
2
151-250
3
More than 250
4

(2) Except as provided in paragraph (3), each approved first-aid kit must contain at least the following appropriately maintained contents in the specified quantities:]


Contents
Quantity
Adhesive bandage compresses, 1-inch----
16
Antiseptic swabs-----------------------------------
20
Ammonia inhalants--------------------------------
10
Bandage compresses, 4-inch------------------
8
Triangular bandage compresses, 40-inch--
5
Arm splint, noninflatable--------------------------
1
Leg splint, noninflatable---------------------------
1
Roller bandage, 4-inch-----------------------------
4
Adhesive tape, 1-inch standard roll-----------
2
Bandage scissors-----------------------------------
1

[(3) Arm and leg splints which do not fit within a first-aid kit may be stowed in a readily accessible location that is as near as practicable to the kit.
Emergency Medical Kits

(1) Until April 12, 2004, at least one approved emergency medical kit that must contain at least the following appropriately maintained contents in the specified quantities:

Contents
Quantity
Sphygmomanometer--------------------------------
1
Stethoscope--------------------------------------------
1
Airways, oropharyngeal (3 sizes)---------------
3
Syringes (sizes necessary to administer required drugs)-----------------------------------------
4
Needles (sizes necessary to administer
required drugs)----------------------------------------
6
50% Dextrose injection, 50cc--------------------
1
Epinephrine 1:1000, single dose ampule or equivalent------------------------------------------------
2
Diphenhydramine HCI injection, single dose ampule or equivalent --------------------------------
2
Nitroglycerin tablets ---------------------------------
10
Basic instructions for use of the drugs in the kit
1
Protective latex gloves or equivalent------------
1 Pair

2. As of April 12, 2004, at least one approved emergency medical kit that must contain at least the following appropriately maintained contents in the specified quanitites:


Contents
Quantity
Sphygmonanometer
1
Stethoscope
1
Airways, oropharyngeal (3 sizes): 1 pediatric, 1 small adult, 1 large adult or equivalent.
3
Self-inflating manual resuscitation device with 3 masks
(1 pediatric, 1 small adult, 1 large adult or equivalent).
1:3 masks
CPR mask (3 sizes), 1 pediatric, 1 small adult, 1 large adult, or equivalent.
3
IV Admin Set: Tubing w/ 2 Y connectors
Alcohol sponges
Adhesive tape, 1-inch standard roll adhesive
Tape scissors
Tourniquet
1
2
1
1 pair
1
Saline solution, 500 cc
1
Protective nonpermeable gloves or equivalent.
1 pair
Needles (2-18 ga., 2-20 ga., 2-22 ga., or sizes
necessary to administer required medications).
6
Syringes (1-5 cc, 2-10 cc, or sizes necessary to administer required medications).
4
Analgesic, non-narcotic, tablets, 325 mg
4
Antihistamine tablets, 25 mg
4
Antihistamine injectable, 50 mg, (single dose
ampule or equivalent).
2
Atropine, 0.5 mg, 5 cc (single dose ampule or equivalent).
2
Aspirin tablets, 325 mg
4
Bronchodilator, inhaled (metered dose inhaler
or equivalent).
1
Dextrose, 50%/50 cc injectable, (single dose
ampule or equivalent).
1
Epinephrine 1:1000, 1 cc, injectable, (single
dose ampule or equivalent).
2
Epinephrine 1:10,000, 2 cc, injectable, (single
dose ampule or equivalent).
2
Lidocaine, 5 cc, 20 mg/ml, injectable (single dose
ampule or equivalent).
2
Nitroglycerin tablets, 0.4 mg
10
Basic instructions for use of the drugs in the kit.
1

3. If all of the above-listed items do not fit into one container, more than one container may be used.

Automated External Defibrillators

At least one approved automated external defibrillator, legally marketed in the United States in accordance with Food and Drug Administration requirements, that must:
1. Be stored in the passenger cabin.
2. On and after April 30,2005, meet FAA Technical Standard Order requirements for power sources for electronic devices used in aviation as approved by the Administrator.
3. Be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.]



Amdt. 121-280, Eff. 5/12/2004

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Includes partial revised compliance date, published in Federal Register, on April 14, 2004 (Vol. 69, No. 72, page 19761).

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