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Transitional period extended for AS 3547:2019 - Breath alcohol testing devices

June 27, 2022

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Today, Standards Australia announced the extension of the transitional period for AS 3547:2019 – Breath alcohol testing Devices for certain devices.

The transitional period will be extended for personal and single use devices only, until the new personal use (AS 5365 - Breath alcohol electronic testing devices for personal use) and single use (AS X20-702 - Breath alcohol chemical test devices — Estimation of the concentration of alcohol contained in an exhaled breath sample — Specifications and test methods) standards are developed and published. For all other devices, AS 3547-1997 is now superseded by AS 3547:2019.

“Standards Australia understands the importance of these standards and the need to ensure their timely and accurate development. Extending the transitional period of AS 3457:2019 allows us to focus on the documents and ensures industry stakeholders have guidance in the interim,” said Richard Lambert, Standards Development Manager at Standards Australia.

If you have any questions or comments on the new standards, please contact us via the following online form - Telephone, Fax, Email - Contact Us - Standards Australia.

Contact
Adam Stingemore
Transitional period extended for AS 3547:2019 - Breath alcohol testing devices
+61 2 9237 6086
Email and link here

Today, Standards Australia announced the extension of the transitional period for AS 3547:2019 – Breath alcohol testing Devices for certain devices.

The transitional period will be extended for personal and single use devices only, until the new personal use (AS 5365 - Breath alcohol electronic testing devices for personal use) and single use (AS X20-702 - Breath alcohol chemical test devices — Estimation of the concentration of alcohol contained in an exhaled breath sample — Specifications and test methods) standards are developed and published. For all other devices, AS 3547-1997 is now superseded by AS 3547:2019.

“Standards Australia understands the importance of these standards and the need to ensure their timely and accurate development. Extending the transitional period of AS 3457:2019 allows us to focus on the documents and ensures industry stakeholders have guidance in the interim,” said Richard Lambert, Standards Development Manager at Standards Australia.

If you have any questions or comments on the new standards, please contact us via the following online form - Telephone, Fax, Email - Contact Us - Standards Australia.

Contact
Adam Stingemore
General Manager, Engagement and Communications
+61 2 9237 6086
adam.stingemore@standards.org.au
Adam Stingemore
General Manager, Engagement and Communications
+61 2 9237 6086
Chris Larsen
Senior Manager Communications & Design
+ 0431 900 712
Jess Dunne
Communications Manager
+ 61 2 9237 6381