Research and analysis

Evaluation of the Intoximeter EC/IR breath testing device

An evaluation of the Intoximeter EC/IR, a breath-alcohol testing device used by the police.

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Evaluation of the Intoximeter EC/IR

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The Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) evaluated the purge blank cycle of the Intoximeter EC/IR, a breath-alcohol testing instrument that is used by the police.

This report is CAST’s technical assessment and contains an explanation of why an extended purge/blank cycle is undertaken.

Published 19 October 2016