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VIEW TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS BY YEAR
1968 | 1975 | 1979 | 1980 | 1983 | 1987 | 1993 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2008

All breath testing devices used by the police in the UK must be type approved by the Secretary of State (The Home Office).

Type Approval Procedure

All breathalysers submitted for type approval undergo a series of rigorous technical tests and trials before being approved. Manufacturers who wish to submit a breath alcohol screening device for type approval should consult the following documents:


Type Approved Breath Testing Devices

There are numerous devices that have been type approved by the Home Office over the years. These include:

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1968

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Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 80

Year approved: 1968

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order 1 | 2 | 3

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1975

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Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 80/A

Year approved: 1975

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1979

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Breathalyser name: The Alcolyser

Year approved: 1979

Approval order: Currently Unavailable

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-2

Year approved: 1979

Approval order: Currently Unavailable

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1980

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Breathalyser name: The Alert

Year approved: 1980

Approval order: Currently Unavailable

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1983

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoximeter 3000

Year approved: 1983

Approval order: Currently Unavailable

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

The 1983 approval order for The Lion Intoximeter 3000 was revoked January 1st 2000 as these earlier devices could not display a year in the 21st century.

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1987

The Lion Alcolmeter S-L2A

Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter S-L2A

Year approved: 1987

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1993

The Dräger Alcotest 7410

Breathalyser name: The Dräger Alcotest 7410

Year approved: 1993

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

Lion Alcolmeter SL-400

Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400

Year approved: 1993

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1997

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400A

Year approved: 1997

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1998

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Breathalyser name: The Camic Datamaster

Year approved: 1998

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: CAMIC (Car & Medical Instrument Company) Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyzer 6000UK

Year approved: 1998

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1999

The Alco-sensor IV - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: Alcosensor IV UK

Year approved: 1999

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyzer 6000UK (welsh)

Year approved: 1999

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2002

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400B

Year approved: 2002

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2003

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400AM

Year approved: 2003

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2004

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Breathalyser name: Camic Datamaster

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: CAMIC (Car & Medical Instrument Company) Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

The Intoximeter EC/IR - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: Intoximeter EC/IR

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

The Lion Intoxilyser 6000UK - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyser 6000UK

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (EBT) Evidential Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter 500

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter 400A

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL400

Year approved: 2004

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2005

The Alcotest 6510 - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 6510

Year approved: 2005

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: Alco-sensor FST

Year approved: 2005

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2008

The Alcotest 6810 GB - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: Alcotest 6810 GB

Year approved: 2008

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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Breathalyser name: Alcometer 500 B

Year approved: 2008

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

Alcoquant 6020 - Breathalyser

Breathalyser name: AlcoQuant 6020

Year approved: 2008

Approval order: PDF File Breath test device approval order

Manufacturer: EnviteC-Wismar GmbH

Used for: (PBT) Preliminary Breath Testing

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