The Tox-Box is a single channel, portable area monitor. The Tox-Box can utilize one of several different sensor technologies (Electrochemical, Infrared, Photo-Ionization) depending on the target gas and application requirements. The Tox-Box is designed field-rugged with exceptional protection from environmental elements. A continuous sample drawing configuration ensures rapid sampling. The Tox-Box is powered by an on-board, rechargeable battery for reliable operation and performance. A continuous operation adapter is available where external AC power is available. The Tox-Box is available for detection of several different toxic gases and vapors including numerous VOCs (volatile organic compounds).