Can You Fail a Breathalyzer With Breath Spray?

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It’s a quick way to keep your breath smelling great, but can you fail a breathalyzer with breath spray?

In this video, we test Listerine oral mist to see if it can give, what would appear to be an alcohol reading on an approved screening device.

Some drivers who have had a drink might use breath spray to cover the odour of alcohol in case they get pulled over by a police officer. But is this a good idea? Could applying breath spray actually be a bad idea?

In “Can You Fail It?”, we try everyday items you could buy at a supermarket to find out, Can You Fail It? That is can they give a false reading on an approved screening device (ASD).

A blood alcohol content (BAC) reading between 0 and 0.049 will see you a pass on a breath test. A reading of 0.05 to 0.79 is a “warn” while 0.08 or higher is a “fail”. Watch the video to find out can you fail a breathalyzer with breath spray.

To see some of the previous items we have tested in the name of science, take a look at our YouTube playlist.

Watch the video to find out: can you fail it?

You can see the results of our experiments with Rockstar energy drink here.

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