Used to prevent drunk driving, a breath alcohol ignition interlock device (also known as BAIID, BIID, alcohol interlock device or adult safety interlock) is a breath analysis mechanism that integrates into a vehicle’s dashboard and prevents it from starting without a passing breath sample. BAIID testing is critical to ensuring the proper function of a device, meeting state or federal regulations and keeping drivers safe.

In the United States, breath alcohol ignition interlock devices are required to comply with both federal and state regulations. In Australia, Europe and other global markets, testing requirements depend on a number of different factors. Our experts have over a decade of experience with BAIID testing, and can help ensure that your products are compliant, reliable and fit for purpose, no matter where they are used.

BAIID Testing Features

We offer a comprehensive range of BAIID testing methods to ensure safe and effective products. From environmental simulation to performance validation, we are a single-source provider for breath alcohol ignition interlock device testing and certification.

Some of the features and characteristics that we test include:

  • Unstressed Accuracy
  • Sample Free Re-Start
  • Breath Sampling
  • Data Recording
  • Calibration Stability
  • Unstressed Utility
  • Lockout Evaluation
  • Clearance Rate
  • Power, High and Low Voltage
  • Warm-up Test
  • Temperature and Humidity Extremes
  • Display Tests
  • Vibration
  • High and Low Altitude Remove Cellular RFI test
  • Tampering/Power Loss
  • Non-Human sample
  • Filtered sample
  • Rolling re-test
  • Tampering and Circumvention testing
  • Drop Testing
  • Ingress Protection (IP) Testing
  • Alcohol Specificity
  • Response time
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Other alcohol detection products

We understand the important role that BAIID devices play in keeping drivers safe, and are committed to providing the most accurate testing possible. For more information about our BAIID testing capabilities, or to request a quote, contact us today.


AS 3547


EN 50436-1, EN 50436-2

North America

CSA Z627-16, Federal Register (Canada)/ Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 897/ Wednesday, May 8, 2013 (NHTSA – USA)

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