Fuel Cell vs. Semiconductor Breathalyzer

Fuel Cell vs. Semiconductor

There are two digital breathalyzer technologies in use today. Semiconductor and Fuel Cell. Which one is right for you. Read more...

Personal vs. Professional

Professional use of alcohol breath testing devices has been popular for over 25 years in Law Enforcement, the Workplace, Corrections and related markets where alcohol abuse is a serious individual or public safety and health concern. The Lifeguard is a consumer breathalyzer for serious users who appreciate the importance of fuel cell precision and trust in our history of serving Law Enforcement and the Workplace. Read more...

Regulatory Approvals

Personal breathalyzers are classified and regulated as a "Consumer" product as opposed to a "Professional" use alcohol breath testing device and subject to FDA regulatory oversight. Professional use breath alcohol testers are regulated and controlled by the Department of Transportation. Read more...

Law Enforcement Grade

In addition to LifeGuard, Lifeloc manufactures high quality portable breath alcohol test units for use by Law Enforcement in roadside sobriety checks. These professional devices are used by Police nationwide and worldwide to detect and deter alcohol abuse. Read more...

Breath Tester Myths

Will my diabetes affect my breathalyzer results? Does a penny in the mouth fool a breath alcohol tester? We analyze some common misconceptions about breathalyzers. Read more...

Calibration Explained

All fuel cell breath alcohol testers need to be calibrated periodically to maintain their precision and accuracy. Fuel cell based breathalyzers may be calibrated using either the Wet Bath or Dry Gas methods. Read more...