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Police Breathalysers

Alcohol breathalysers

Police Breathalyzer's - TYPE APPROVED

Introduction | Early Breathalysers | Modern Breathalysers

Type Approved Breathalysers | Home and Work Breathalysers | Breathalysers For Sale

All breathalyser devices used by the police in the UK must be approved by the Secretary of State (The Home Office). 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 document Guide to Type Approval Procedures for Breath Alcohol Screening Devices. This document outlines the process involved in getting a device type approved.

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

Home Office Approved Breathalysers

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1968

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Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 80
Approved in: 1968
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1975

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Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 80/A
Approved in: 1975
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1979

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Breathalyser name: The Alcolyser
Approved: 1979
Approval Order:
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Currently Unavailable
Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Alcolmeter
Approved in: 1979
Approval Order:
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Currently Unavailable
Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1980

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Breathalyser name: The Alert
Approved in: 1980
Approval Order:
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Currently Unavailable
Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1983

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoximeter 3000
Approved in: 1983
Approval Order:
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Currently Unavailable
Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: 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.

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1987

The Lion Alcolmeter S-L2A
Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter S-L2A
Approved in: 1987
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1993

Alcotest 7410
Breathalyser name: The Dräger Alcotest 7410
Approved in: 1993
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
Lion Alcolmeter SL-400
Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400
Approved in: 1993
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1997

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400A
Approved in: 1997
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1998

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Breathalyser name: The Camic Datamaster
Approved in: 1998
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: CAMIC (Car & Medical Instrument Company) Ltd
Used for:Evidential Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyzer 6000UK
Approved in: 1998
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Evidential Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 1999

The Alco-sensor IV - Breathalyser
Breathalyser name: Alcosensor IV UK
Approved in: 1999
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyzer 6000UK(welsh)
Approved in: 1998
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Evidential Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2002

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400B
Approved in: 2002
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2003

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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL-400AM
Approved in: 2003
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2004

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Breathalyser name: Camic Datamaster
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer:CAMIC (Car & Medical Instrument Company) Ltd
Used for: Evidential Breath Testing
The Intoximeter EC/IR - Breathalyser Breathalyser name: Intoximeter EC/IR
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd
Used for: Evidential Breath Testing
The Lion Intoxilyser 6000UK - Breathalyser
Breathalyser name: The Lion Intoxilyser 6000UK
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Currently Unavailable
Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Evidential Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter 500
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter 400A
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: The Lion Alcolmeter SL400
Approved in: 2004
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2005

The Alcotest 6510 - Breathalyser
Breathalyser name: The Alcotest 6510
Approved in: 2005
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: Alco-sensor FST
Approved in: 2005
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Intoximeters UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

TYPE APPROVAL ORDERS - 2008

The Alcotest 6810 - Breathalyser
Breathalyser name: Alcotest 6810 GB
Approved in: 2008
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Dräger Medical UK Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
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Breathalyser name: Alcometer 500 B
Approved in: 2008
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: Lion Laboratories Ltd
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing
Alcoquant 6020 - Breathalyser
Breathalyser name: AlcoQuant 6020
Approved in: 2008
Approval Order:
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Manufacturer: EnviteC-Wismar GmbH
Used for: Preliminary Breath Testing

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