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    Rapid Diagnostic Alcohol Tests & Alcohol Test Kits

    Test Kits for Testing Breath, Saliva or Urine Alcohol Levels in 2 minutes or less.

    In addition to our urine drug test kit range, Drug-Aware offers alcohol test kits for use on breath, saliva and urine samples. We have disposable saliva alcohol test strips, urine alcohol tests and breathalyser breath alcohol kits. We also offer 2 levels of electronic breathalyser units - one which accurately screens for alcohol in breath but is considered to be an indicator, and another which provides a fully evidential test result.

    In short, we have an alcohol screening test to suit every requirement.  Click here if you wish to buy alcohol tests online for home use, or contact us for a quotation for healthcare, corporate or high volume requirements.

    Don't risk drinking and driving!

    AlcoScreen saliva alcohol test kits - a kit which detects your blood alcohol level in just 2 minutes.

    AlcoScreen saliva alcohol test kits


    The Alco-Screen saliva alcohol test kits are based upon a simple test strip which indicates the level of blood alcohol present, from zero tolerance levels to several times over the UK Legal Drink Drive Limit. These are the alcohol tests most commonly used by our healthcare related customers due to their simplicity, low cost and the ability to measure blood alcohol levels. A very simple semi quantitative alcohol test kit at an economical price.


    AlcoCheck Breathalyzer units - A simple commercial version of the "blow in the bag" alcohol test kit used by the British Police.

    AlcoCheck breathalyser units


    The AlcoCheck Home Office Approved breathalyzer units are a modification of the basic roadside breath alcohol test used by the British Police Forces for several decades. It uses yellow crystals which turn green in the presence of alcohol in breath in order to test patients to a pre-determined level - the UK / USA Legal Drink Drive Limit. This is the product most frequently used by our corporate customers when carrying out pre-employment, random or accident based workplace employee drug and alcohol screening.



    AlcoScreen saliva alcohol test kits:

    Fast - Saliva Alcohol Test Results in just 2 minutes.

    Accurate - Gives an indication of blood alcohol concentration - simply compare with the colour chart on the packet:

    Can be used for testing any fluid - e.g. suspect liquids or urine samples as part of a drugs and alcohol screening process.

    Cost effective - Unlike many electronic alcohol detection units, AlcoScreens alcohol test kits are easily affordable and do not require regular calibration.

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    AlcoCheck disposable breathalyzer units:

    Fast - Breath Alcohol Test Results in just 2 minutes.

    Accurate - Pre-calibrated to both zero tolerance alcohol levels and the UK legal drink driving limit (80mg/dl or 0.08% blood alcohol concentration), these test results are admissible as evidence in a Court of Law if our testing procedures are followed correctly.

    Home Office Approved - these breath alcohol tests are the only Home Office approved disposable alcohol testing kits available, and are still being used by the Police force today.

    Cost effective - Unlike many electronic alcohol detection units, AlcoCheck breath alcohol test kits are easily affordable and do not require regular calibration.



    See also our Alcohol Breathalyzer Test page.


    Alcomate Pro Electronic Breath Alcohol Test Kit - Non evidential.

    Alcomate Pro Electronic Breath Alcohol Test Kit

    Highly accurate professional digital breathalyser as used by healthcare and business professionals internationally.
    +/- 0.01% BAC accuracy.

    The Alcomate Pro-Digital uses a full 5 second sampling for maximum accuracy while utilising FlowCheck technology.  The Alcomate Pro displays blood alcohol concentration.(BAC)

    Single button operation. Quick refresh times.  300 test per standard Duracell battery (supplied)

    Full UK Based Warranty, professional service, consumables & calibration.  Our Alcomate Prestige Breathalyzer unit doesn't even require sending off for calibration - you simply change the chip every 300 tests or 12 months.

    ALCOMATE PRO Digital Breathalyser kit -  full pack includes:

    Presentation Box, Impact case & carry bag, Alcomate Pro Digital Breathalyser, car power lead, carry strap, battery, 2 professional mouth piece covers and operation sheet.

    Mouthpieces available in lots of 100.

    Alcometer 500 Electronic Breath Alcohol Test Kit - Evidential.

    The Alcometer 500 is fully automatic, so it is very simple to use.

    Breath alcohol readings are clearly shown on a large illuminated graphics display - and the result of the last breath alcohol test can be recalled at any time.

    The Alcometer 500 has true evidential capacity and yet it really is pocket sized, making it easy to manage and portable.

    With its small size, it is also power efficient - Just 2 x AAA batteries give around 400 breath tests.

    Zero alcohol level results appear within around 5 seconds and other alcohol readings appear within 30 seconds.

    Alcometer 500 kit - full pack includes:

    Instrument, wrist strap, user handbook, 250 mouthpieces and calibration gas.

    Mouthpieces available in lots of 1000.



    Alcohol Information - Alcohol Test Kits Available:

    Although alcohol is a legal substance used by many, there is clear and undisputed evidence that it impairs the user and can often be abused or misused. Accordingly, there is a legal drink-driving limit of 80 mg/dl or 0.08% BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) enforced by law in the UK and USA.

    Alcohol is broken down by the liver at the rate of approximately one unit per hour (a pint of normal strength beer being two units). Consequently, it is possible to still be under the influence the following morning if you have drunk excessively the night before. In fact, every year in Britain over 25,000 people lose their driving licences the morning after a night's drinking.

    To exercise caution, the following calculation can be used to estimate your level of risk after having drunk the night before.


    1 Unit of alcohol = ½ Pint ordinary strength beer



    1 standard glass of table wine



    1 standard glass of sherry



    1 single measure of spirits.


    It is advised that you allow a minimum of 1 hour per 1 unit of alcohol before driving or operating heavy machinery or electrical equipment in order to ensure that you are not under the influence of alcohol.

    This simple formula will help:

    Number of units drunk - Number of hours since last drink = Alcohol content

    For example: A person drinks 6 pints of an ordinary strength beer (12 units) finishing drinking at 11pm. They start work at 8am the following day. (9 Hours later).

    12 Units - 9 hours = 3. In this scenario, the person could still have 3-4 units of alcohol left in their body whilst driving to work the following day - risking both Police prosecution and the safety of others. 3-4 Units will bring most people to the legal driving limit. Please exercise caution.

    Free Training in Alcohol Testing Procedures:

    Drug-Aware™ drug and alcohol test kits are very easy to use, but in any technical field there are often many surrounding issues of which to be aware. How long are different drugs and alcohol detectable? How might patients attempt to influence their test results? How can you prevent this? In our free training sessions, we cover these topics and much more to arm your team with the knowledge they need to operate a successful testing programme.

    These sessions are designed specifically to assist those carrying out alcohol screening using Drug-Aware test kits but they are different from our comprehensive drug awareness seminars or policy development seminars which are often bespoke sessions designed to suit the needs of individual organisations and include a wealth of additional useful information.  Ask us for more details!

    Support: Alcohol Test Kit & Alcohol Test

    At, we pride ourselves on our level of customer support and firmly believe that our clients should see us as their long-term partners in patient care. We are considerably more than just a wholesale supplier of test kits!  On that basis, we offer all of the support, training and product guarantees that you could need:


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       Free samples - so you can try before you buy.  (Available to Companies and healthcare organisations rather than private individuals).


      Free literature - wallcharts, consent forms, procedures, technical data and more.


      Free rapid delivery (within the UK) - products despatched free of charge within 24 hours, unless otherwise notified.


      Free training (within the UK) - we are happy to visit your premises to train and certificate your team in rapid drug and alcohol testing and the surrounding issues.


      Free technical support - e.g. How long is alcohol detectable in the body? Procedural assistance, etc.


      Product guarantees - we operate a no-quibble refund or replacement scheme if the products fail to meet their specifications.


      Laboratory support - we offer the services of a UKAS accredited laboratory to conduct routine screening tests or to confirm the results of Drug-Aware™ products.




    Please contact us today for free product samples and assistance from a friendly expert.

    For technical information on various other drugs and more information relevant to drug testing, please visit our technical drug information section.

    For more information on the literature and accessories that we can provide to support our drug and alcohol testing products, please visit our testing accessories section.

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