Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices (BAIIDs), are devices used to combat alcohol impaired driving. It is imperative that these devices perform to internationally accepted standards to ensure the safety of everyone on the road. KEA provides accredited laboratory services to test devices against these standards.  

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Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) 

  • NHTSA-2013-26849, Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 89

  • NHTSA-2015-16720 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 60

  • EN 50436-1: Alcohol interlocks — Test methods and performance requirements  

    • Part 1: Instruments for drink-driving offender programs 

  • EN 50436-2: Alcohol interlocks – Test methods and performance requirements 

    • Part 2: Instruments having a mouthpiece and measuring breath alcohol for general preventive use 

  • CSA Z627: Breath alcohol ignition interlock devices 

  • Directed Breath Alcohol Devices (mouthpieces not required)

    • Compact Alcohol Reader to Inform (CARI) 

  • Customized tests available outside of accredited scope

Testing capabilities include :

  • Electrical Testing

  • Calibration Curve Verification

  • Durability Testing

  • Environmental  Testing

    • Temperature

    • Humidity

    • Altitude

  • Analytical Specificity

    • Cigarette Smoke Testing

  • Manipulation, Tampering, and Circumvention

  • Long Term Behavior

  • Variable Sample Testing