Breath Testing for Alcohol


there is a predictable relationship between blood alcohol concentration and breath alcohol concentration. Consequently, breathtesting is an accurate and reliable means of assessing alcohol intoxication. It has a well-established basis within forensic science, law enforcement and workplace testing.

NIVHA recommends the use of fuel-cell based breath-test instruments (Drager 6810) which are accurate and dependable. NIVHA are accredited Drager agents and suppliers and can provide front-line support for breathtest and drug test devices, including breathtester calibration.

The results from breath testing can be used evidentially.


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