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Hound Labs Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing and Customer Service

Developers of the First Commercial Cannabis Breathalyzer Achieve ISO 13485 and 9001 Certifications

FREMONT, Calif. – June 19, 2024Hound Labs, Inc., developers of advanced breath testing technologies, announces it has passed an extensive audit and been granted ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certifications. This achievement marks an important milestone in providing external validation of the Company’s manufacturing processes, customer support capabilities, and long-standing commitment to quality.

“Since launching our flagship cannabis breath test last October, we chose to pursue these certifications as an indicator to our customers and other stakeholders of our commitment to quality throughout our internal manufacturing processes and our customer-facing operations.”

Tamanna Prashar, Chief Operating Officer of Hound Labs 

The globally recognized ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 standards of excellence indicate Hound Labs consistently demonstrates a reliable manufacturing process according to a set of rigorous guidelines, provides top-tier customer support, and engages strategies for continuous improvement. The ISO certifications formally validate the Company’s dedication to actualize high standards in manufacturing and customer service and affirm its efforts to maintain operational excellence.

“Quality and consistency have always been core to Hound Labs’ brand, and we are pleased to have these characteristics validated by the gold-standard of certification bodies.”

Tamanna Prashar, Chief Operating Officer of Hound Labs 

Since launching the HOUND® CANNABIS BREATHALYZER – Collect + Send1, Hound Labs has shipped hundreds of commercial systems to employer customers in more than 25 states across the country. Breath testing is becoming a preferred testing solution for some employers in states like California and Washington that have laws limiting employers’ ability to use metabolite-based cannabis testing methods like urine and hair. Employers in more than half of the industries recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau are actively using the Hound® solution to help detect and deter workday cannabis use.

About Hound Labs

Hound Labs, Inc. develops advanced breath testing technologies to address leading public health and safety issues. The Company’s flagship product is the HOUND® CANNABIS BREATHALYZER, an ultra-sensitive, analytical test that identifies THC molecules in breath. Breath testing introduces the drug testing industry’s shortest cannabis detection window, giving employers a practical and objective solution to detect and deter recent use. By limiting cannabis detection to use occurring before or during the workday, test results empower employers to maintain safe workplaces, improve hiring and retention efforts, and maintain fairness in the workforce. Founded in 2014, Hound Labs is headquartered in Fremont, California. Benchmark, EEC, Icon Ventures, Intrinsic Capital Partners, NFP Ventures, Tuatara Capital, and individual investors have funded the Company. Learn more at and follow us on LinkedIn @HoundLabs, Inc.

1 For employer, law enforcement, and insurance use only. Not for any medical or therapeutic use.