About Guth Laboratories

Richard U. Guth, P.E. who was inspired and encouraged by the late Robert Frank Borkenstein, devoted his talents and dedication to the science of Breath Alcohol Analysis, founded Guth Laboratories Inc. in 1976.

Richard Guth has acquired several U.S. and foreign patents in this science. His focus was directed to more perfect methods for accomplishing greater accuracy and precision using breath test simulators and laboratory standards. Guth simulators and certified alcohol reference solutions have been accepted as the standard of the industry worldwide. They are approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and are listed in the U.S. Federal Register Conforming Products List (CPL). All major manufacturers of evidential breath analyzers have accepted and are using Guth simulators.

Law enforcement agencies, Department of Transportation (DOT), hospitals, clinics, National Regulatory Commission (NRC), armed services, educational institutions, and many others use Guth simulators. Guth Laboratories Inc., has simulators listed with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Standards Council of Canada (CUL). As a result of high quality, electrical safety standards, Guth simulators are the only simulators certified for use in hospitals and clinics.

Guth Laboratories Inc., has developed quality alcohol fuel cells used in portable alcohol hand carried Preliminary Breath Testers (PBT) and Evidential Breath Testers (EBT). The Guth fuel cell is also used in automotive interlock systems.

Other products and services provided by Guth Laboratories Inc. are certified alcohol reference solutions, disposable mouthpieces, evidence cards, simulator repair, calibration, and recertification programs.

Guth Laboratories Inc., is an authorized agent and traffic radar service center for Decatur Electronics. Guth maintains the established requirements and facilities for radar maintenance and calibration. The radar laboratory is certified, meets the highest standards, and is approved by the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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