Commonly used Intoxilyzer 8000 cannot tell difference between breath alcohol and mouth alcohol


Any forensic alcohol expert will tell you that the amount of alcohol in a person’s mouth (e.g. residue from a recently consumed beverage or regurgitation of unabsorbed stomach contents) is NOT an accurate measure of their blood alcohol level. This video gives a great demonstration of how the presence of mouth alcohol can result in artificially high results with the Intoxilyzer 8000 which is used by numerous law enforcement agencies in Maricopa County in connection with DUI charges…


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