The NarcoCheck® EtG rapid test strip is an immunoassay for fast the detection of alcohol consumption in human urine.
EtG is the abbreviation for Ethyl Glucoronide. These are actually traces found in the body after being exposed to ethanol, including alcoholic beverages. EtG is thus used here as a biological marker of alcohol consumption.
This test will be used in situations where total abstinence is requested, such as during weaning or in certain professional places. Concretely, it is the anti-alcohol test to be used in situations where zero tolerance is required, ie where the least consumption of alcohol is completely proscribed.
EtG can be detected in the urine for about 2 to 3 days after the last dose.
This test was specifically calibrated to highlight alcohol consumption. Its detection threshold avoids the false positive results that would be due to parasitic alcohol intakes, such as the small amounts that can be ingested when using certain syrups, mouthwashes, hygiene products or even products household.
Warning :this test is NOT a road safety tool and should under no circumstances be used as such. It simply reveals whether a person has been drinking within the last 2-3 days, but it does not in any way determine whether a person is impaired. For the prevention of road traffic, it is imperative to use products suitable for this use, such as the .