Blood Alcohol Content

Blood alcohol content (BAC) is commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes. It can be measured by using a breath alcohol analyser device from a breath sample. 

National Metrology Institute Malaysia (NMIM) is preparing the ethanol standard solution in the concentration range of 40 mg/ 100ml to 80 mg/100 ml as standard for calibrating and verifying breath alcohol analyser. The standard solution is prepared gravimetrically and confirmed the concentration by GC-FID using non-IDMS exact matching method. The performance of this method has been demonstrated in international comparison and the result was in good agreement with the assigned reference value.

     Evidential breath analyzer



NMIM plays an important role in disseminating the traceability of measurement to the whole country based on the International System of Units. Just like other world standard laboratories, NMIM has great responsibility in ensuring the national metrology infrastructures meet and comply with the global measurement standards.

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