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How to Perform The Test

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Acon Screen Alcohol Test

Alco-Screen Alcohol Test Procedure

1

Abstain from placing anything in the mouth for fifteen (15) minutes prior to beginning the test. This includes non-alcoholic drinks, tobacco products, coffee, breath mints, food, etc

2

Open the foil package and remove the test strip.  Observe the reactive pad on the end of the test strip.  The pad should be a light cream color.  A test strip with a regent pad which is dark tan color or otherwise discolored must be discarded.

3

Saturate the reactive pad end of stick with saliva from mouth or sputum cup.  Immediately start timer.  Remove test pad/stick from mouth and wait two minutes. 

3

At two minutes observe the color changes (if any) in the reactive pad.  A color change of green or blue indicates the presence of alcohol and a positive result. Results obtained after more than 2 minutes and 30 seconds my be erroneous. Compare test pad with the color chart printed on the back panel of foil package. Within 15 seconds choose the closest color match to estimate the alcohol concentration. Interpretation: Negative - No color change on reactive pad. Positive - Reactive pad changes color in 2 minutes.

Make sure to read the "Article on "How To Interpret Results".

"Legal limit varies according to testing location".


Alco-Screen .02 Alcohol Test Procedure

1

Abstain from placing anything in the subjects mouth for fifteen (15) minutes prior to beginning the test. This includes non-alcoholic drinks, tobacco products, coffee, breath mints, food, etc.

2

Open the foil package and remove the test strip. The preservative packet is not needed to perform the test and should be discarded. Observe the reactive pad on the end of the test strip. The pad should be a light cream color. A test strip with a reagent pad which has a colored line or is otherwise discolored must be discarded.

3

Saturate the reactive pad with saliva from a sputum cup or by applying saliva directly to the pad. Immediately start timer. After ten seconds, shake off excess saliva.

3

At four (4) minutes, observe the results on the reactive pad. Reading the results may be made easier by placing the test on a white background. The development of a distinct colored line across the reactive pad indicates the presence of alcohol greater than 0.02% (0,2) BAC. Results obtained after more than five (5) minutes may be erroneous.

Make sure to read the "Test Procedure Instruction on "How To Interpret Results".

Positive Result: Blood alcohol above 0.02%

Positive Result

Negative: Blood alcohol less than 0.02%

Negative Result

"Legal limit varies according to testing location".