Breath mints and nerve gas detection

Breath mints, of the general type seen in TV commercials, are of interest to the military partly because of their side effects. As explained in US Defense Dept. document #2001032-0000041, ver 1.0:

A chemical agent monitor (CAM) is a portable, hand-held device capable of detecting blister or nerve agent contamination on persons, equipment, and elements of the surrounding environment…. Because of the CAM’s sensitivity, many other vapors cause positive detections. Interferents include … breath mints