BREATH TESTING: CONTRIBUTION TO OECD RESEARCH GROUP S14 NEW RESEARCH ON ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

The further design of a breath testing instrument is to a certain extent influenced by the chosen principle of analysis. Mainly chemical analysis was used. Today methods based on the following principles are in use: gas chromatography, infrared absorption, fuel cell, catalytic burning and semi conduction. The aim of this contribution is to review the available instruments together with a rough evaluation and to present some general background information. /TRRL/

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174061
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM