Available Cut Off(s):
- Urine: 0.02%
- Oral Fluid: 0.02%
Pharmaceutical Name: Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol. An intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine and liquor. It is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars, and starches.
Street Names: Booze, etc.
Signs of Use: Injuries and risky behavior, including drunk driving and inappropriate sexual behavior; impaired judgement, lack coordination, and reflexes; slurred speech, memory problems.
- Urine – Approx. 24 hrs
- Oral Fluid – After absorption (~1 hour) blood alcohol decreases ~.02 gm%/hour