DrugWipe® 5 S improves detection threshold and reduces testing time for oral screening

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DrugWipe® chosen as part of Public Safety Canada’s Roadside Drug Screening Pilot Project

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) is pleased to announce improvements with the DrugWipe 5 S, reducing testing time to 5 minutes and improving the THC detection threshold to 5 ng/ml.

“The new DrugWipe 5 S offers unparrelled functionality in an oral screening device. With recent product changes the DrugWipe 5 S enables THC concentration detection equivalent to a teaspoon of sugar dissolved in an Olympic-size swimming pool (5 ng/ml THC)”, stated Felix JE Comeau, ACS President & CEO. “These product improvements will go a long way to improving road safety.”

DrugWipe® 5 S is a small, single use oral drug screener that detects multiple substances in saliva. The tester consists of a sample collector and test cassette and is considered one of the easiest and quickest tools for roadside drug screening.

“With the legalization and regulation of cannabis being reviewed in multiple jurisdictions globally, it is important for law enforcement and health professionals to have access to a detection device that is highly accurate and easy to use – DrugWipe offers both.” states Mr. Comeau.

Currently being tested as part of Public Safety Canada’s Roadside Drug Screening Pilot Project, DrugWipe is specially designed for trained professionals conducting drug screening.

Product features include:

  • Fast, reliable and sensitive drug screening
  • Results in 3 to 5 minutes
  • Simple, fast and hygienic sampling
  • Small sample size max. 10 μL of saliva)
  • Results in 3 to 8 minutes

About ACS:

Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) is an international group of companies with over 40 years of experience in the development of innovative technology to prevent impaired driving. ACS is a world class leader in the production of breath alcohol testers and ignition interlock devices. Our products are tailored to: law enforcement, automotive, industrial, public and personal safety markets.

About Securetec:

Securetec Detektions-Systeme AG is a global market leader in the area of quick drug screening tests. Securetec products enable reliable detection of a range of controlled substances either in body fluids (saliva, sweat and urine) or on surfaces within just a few minutes. Securetec Detektions-Systeme AG has over 20 years of experience developing leading technology to facilitate the detection of drugs and hazardous substances.


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