Minimum Contents For FAA-Approved Emergency Medical Kits

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Banyan FAA emergency medical kit
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Stethoscope
  • Airways, oropharyngeal: 1 pediatric, 1 small adult, and 1 large adult or equivalent
  • Self-inflating manual resuscitation device with 1 pediatric mask, 1 small adult mask, and 1 large adult or equivalent mask
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation masks: 1 pediatric, 1 small adult, and 1 large adult or equivalent
  • V. administration set: 1 tubing with 2 Y-site connectors, 2 alcohol-soaked sponges, 1 standard roll of 1-inch-wide adhesive tape, 1 pair of tape scissors, and 1 tourniquet
  • Protective nonpermeable gloves or equivalent, 1 pair
  • Needles: 2 18 gauge, 2 20 gauge, and 2 22 gauge; or 6 needles in sizes necessary to administer required medications
  • Syringes: 1 5 cc and 2 10 cc; or 4 syringes in sizes necessary to administer required medications
  • Analgesic, nonnarcotic, 325-mg tablets, 4
  • Antihistamine, 25-mg tablets, 4
  • Antihistamine injection, 50-mg single-dose ampule or equivalent, 2
  • Atropine injection, 0.5-mg single-dose 5-mL ampule or equivalent, 2
  • Aspirin, 325-mg tablets, 4
  • Bronchodilator, metered-dose inhaler or equivalent
  • 50% Dextrose injection, single-dose 50-mL ampule or equivalent
  • Epinephrine injection, 1:1000 (1 mg/mL) single-dose 1-mL ampule or equivalent, 2
  • Epinephrine injection, 1:10,000 (0.1 mg/mL) single-dose 2*-mL ampule or equivalent, 2
  • Lidocaine injection, 20-mg/mL single-dose 5-mL ampule or equivalent, 2
  • Nitroglycerin, 0.4-mg tablets, 10
  • 9% Sodium chloride injection, 500 mL
  • Basic instructions for use of the drugs in the kit

aThe quantity of an item is 1 unless stated otherwise. From Appendix A to Part 121, Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.

*Every supplier of medical emergency kits to the airlines provides the 0.1-mg/mL epinephrine in 10-mL units.

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