Boston-based 908 Devices offers a new hand-held tool for trace-level chemical detection and identification. The M908 uses high-pressure mass spectrometry to provide users with analysis of chemical and explosive hazards. The battery-powered device is designed for operation by users in full personal protective equipment. Environmentally hardened to commercial and military standards, the detector analyzes trace or bulk materials in liquid, solid, and vapor forms. Alerts are provided in seconds.