Portable Electronic Nose for Chemical and Biological Odor Analysis

The Model 4200 Portable zNose® is a powerful, transportable instrument capable of performing qualitative and quantitative odor analysis.

With the potential to detect and analyze all types of vapors, this portable odor analyzer identifies traces of chemical, biological and organic compounds with speed and accuracy. An external computer that offers efficient, accurate and portable analysis is used by this model.

The Model 4200 is a transportable system, designed to speciate and quantify the presence of organic compounds within just one minute. The analysis of all types of vapors or odors is carried out with precision, speed and accuracy by this device, which has the dynamic range of 2x10000.

The device has a computer system capable of running any version of Microsoft Windows. The efficiency and accuracy of the device allows it to carry 300 tests per day.

  • EPA certified
  • Analyze a vapor in a minute
  • Efficient and accurate analysis
  • Transportable instrument
  • Carries 300 tests per day on one helium charge
  • Computer runs any version of Microsoft Windows

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Key Applications

Homeland Security

Homeland Security threats are prevented by detecting chemical vapors and odors produced by explosives, biological and chemical weapons.

  • Airport security
  • Building security
  • Port and cargo security


The odor of chemical fragrances, fuels, compounds etc. is identified to detect contamination with parts-per-trillion sensitivity.

  • Fragrance
  • Fuels
  • Plastics


The level of harmful emissions in the atmosphere is controlled with real-time analysis of odors in soil, water and air.

  • Soil, water and air
  • Odor management

Life Science

Rapid analysis of odor and aromatic signatures of living organisms is performed with complete chemical profile.

  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Molds and bacteria

Food and Beverages

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of food aroma and beverage quality check is performed.

  • Beverages
  • Food aroma


The chemical composition of urine, blood and body fluids is analyzed with speed and precision.

  • Diagnostics
  • Hygiene

How does zNose® Work?

The best in class ultra-fast gas chromatography and surface acoustic wave technologies are employed by zNose®. The application of zNose® involves a simple 3-step procedure that quantifies all odor types within a minute with speed, precision and accuracy.

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