Implant Sciences (PINK:IMSC) reported late Tuesday that its explosives and narcotics trace detectors will be used at the Sixth Summit of the Americas.
The Colombian National Police chose the company's explosives trace
detection equipment as part of its security plan at the summit, the
Both the Quantum Sniffer QS-H150 and the Quantum Sniffer QS-B220 will
be used at the Sixth Summit of the Americas, where 34 heads of state
and government of the Americas will convene in Cartagena, Colombia on
April 14 and 15, 2012.
The systems will be set-up at entry checkpoints as the primary
explosives screening mechanism for bags, people and briefcases in a
layered security environment.
Implant's systems are used by private companies as well as government
agencies to screen baggage, cargo, vehicles, among other objects, and
people for the detection of trace amounts of explosives.
The QS-H150 is a handheld explosives trace detector that rapidly
detects trace amounts of a number of military, commercial, and homemade
explosives. The QS-H150 uses no radioactive materials.
The company's other main product, the Quantum Sniffer QS-B220, is a
trace detector that uses ion mobility spectrometry to identify a number
of military, commercial and homemade explosives and narcotic substances.
It was introduced in May, 2011.
The benchtop explosives and narcotics detector is suited for a number
of security settings, including high-traffic airports, borders, and
In December, the QS-B220 device received CE Certification, an
important step for generating sales in Europe, and in February, achieved
ASTM E2520-07 certification.
IMSC said it is working with the Colombian National Police on the
delivery, set-up and implementation of its handheld and benchtop
The company’s share price traded at $1 apiece on Wednesday afternoon.