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  • AS 3547-1997

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    Breath alcohol testing devices for personal use

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

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    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3547-1997 BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING DEVICES FOR PERSONAL USE
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 OBJECTIVE
    6 - 1.3 CLASSIFICATION
    6 - 1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.5 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.5.1 Alcohol
    6 - 1.5.2 Automatic gas sampling system
    6 - 1.5.3 Blood alcohol concentration (BAC)
    7 - 1.5.4 Breath alcohol testing device
    7 - 1.5.5 Calibration
    7 - 1.5.6 Calibration period
    7 - 1.5.7 Calibration setting
    7 - 1.5.8 Caution result
    7 - 1.5.9 Corridor air
    7 - 1.5.10 Deep lung air
    7 - 1.5.11 Designated blood alcohol concentration
    7 - 1.5.12 Expiry date
    7 - 1.5.13 Negative result
    7 - 1.5.14 Nominated flow rate
    7 - 1.5.15 Normal room temperature
    7 - 1.5.16 Positive result
    7 - 1.5.17 Recalibration
    7 - 1.5.18 Recovery time
    7 - 1.5.19 Self-calibration
    8 - SECTION 2 TYPE 1 DEVICES
    8 - 2.1 SCOPE
    8 - 2.2 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 2.2.1 Gas sample
    8 - 2.2.2 Legibility
    8 - 2.3 TESTING
    8 - 2.3.1 General
    8 - 2.3.2 Accuracy and flow sensitivity
    8 - 2.4 INFORMATION AND MARKING
    8 - 2.4.1 Information
    9 - 2.4.2 Marking
    10 - SECTION 3 TYPE 2 DEVICES
    10 - 3.1 SCOPE
    10 - 3.2 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    10 - 3.2.1 Display
    10 - 3.2.2 Calibration
    11 - 3.2.3 Automatic gas sampling system
    11 - 3.2.4 Recovery time
    11 - 3.3 TESTING
    11 - 3.3.1 General
    11 - 3.3.2 Qualitative Type 2 devices
    12 - 3.3.3 Quantitative Type 2 devices
    13 - 3.4 INFORMATION AND MARKING
    13 - 3.4.1 Information
    13 - 3.4.2 Marking
    14 - SECTION 4 TYPE 3 DEVICES
    14 - 4.1 SCOPE
    14 - 4.2 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 4.2.1 Display
    14 - 4.2.2 Calibration
    14 - 4.2.3 Electrical safety
    14 - 4.2.4 Automatic gas sampling system
    14 - 4.2.5 Recovery time
    15 - 4.2.6 Hygiene
    15 - 4.2.7 Liquid contamination
    15 - 4.3 TESTING
    15 - 4.3.1 Testing before storage period
    15 - 4.3.2 Testing after storage period
    16 - 4.4 INFORMATION AND MARKING
    16 - 4.4.1 Information
    16 - 4.4.2 Marking
    17 - SECTION 5 TYPE 4 DEVICES
    17 - 5.1 SCOPE
    17 - 5.2 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    17 - 5.2.1 General
    17 - 5.2.2 Display
    17 - 5.2.3 Calibration
    18 - 5.2.4 Automatic gas sampling system
    18 - 5.2.5 Recovery time
    18 - 5.3 TESTING
    18 - 5.3.1 Testing before storage period
    18 - 5.3.2 Testing after storage period
    19 - 5.3.3 Activation of interlock function
    19 - 5.4 INFORMATION AND MARKING
    19 - 5.4.1 Information
    20 - 5.4.2 Marking
    21 - APPENDIX A - TEST METHOD FOR BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING DEVICES USING SIMULATED EXPIRED AIR
    21 - A1 SCOPE
    21 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    21 - A3 REAGENTS
    21 - A3.1 Ethanol
    21 - A3.2 Carrier gas
    21 - A4 APPARATUS
    21 - A4.1 Glassware
    21 - A4.2 Expired air simulator
    21 - A4.3 Flowmeter
    21 - A4.4 Temperature measuring device
    21 - A5 PROCEDURE
    22 - A6 TEST REPORT
    24 - APPENDIX B - TEST METHOD FOR QUALITATIVE TYPE 2 DEVICES
    24 - B1 SCOPE
    24 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    24 - B3 PROCEDURE
    24 - B3.1 General
    24 - B3.2 Calibration
    24 - B3.3 Testing after calibration
    25 - B3.4 Storage period
    25 - B3.5 Testing after storage
    25 - B4 TEST REPORT
    26 - APPENDIX C - TEST METHOD FOR QUANTITATIVE TYPE 2 DEVICES
    26 - C1 SCOPE
    26 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    26 - C3 PROCEDURE
    26 - C3.1 General
    26 - C3.2 Calibration
    26 - C3.3 Testing after calibration
    27 - C3.4 Storage period
    27 - C3.5 Testing after storage
    27 - C4 TEST REPORT
    29 - APPENDIX D - TEST METHOD FOR TYPE 3 DEVICES
    29 - D1 SCOPE
    29 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    29 - D3 PROCEDURE
    29 - D3.1 General
    29 - D3.2 Calibration
    29 - D3.3 Testing after calibration
    30 - D3.4 Storage period
    30 - D3.5 Testing after storage
    31 - D4 TEST REPORT
    32 - APPENDIX E - TEST METHOD FOR TYPE 4 DEVICES
    32 - E1 SCOPE
    32 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    32 - E3 PROCEDURE
    32 - E3.1 General
    32 - E3.2 Calibration
    32 - E3.3 Testing after calibration
    34 - E3.4 Storage period
    34 - E3.5 Testing after storage
    35 - E4 TEST REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for the performance, testing and marking of disposable and re-useable breath alcohol testing devices other than those used by law enforcement authorities. Appendices include test methods for the different types of devices available.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for the performance, testing and marking of disposable and re-useable breath alcohol testing devices for personal use, other than those devices used by the Police to obtain evidence which is used in the prosecution of drink-drivers.

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    Committee CS-077
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Amendment 1 to AS 3547-1997 see DR 99338 First published as AS 3547-1988.Second edition 1993.Third edition 1997. First published as AS 3547-1988. Second edition 1993. Third edition 1997.

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