Bedfont's piCO Smokerlyzer CO Breath Test Monitor

Low cost and visually motivational, the piCO™ Smokerlyzer® carbon monoxide breath test monitor is a leader in a new generation of breath CO monitors. With a brand new easy to use interface, SteriTouch® technology and the motivational traffic light system, the piCO™ Smokerlyzer® breath CO monitor is ideal for all stop smoking services.

Why piCO™?

A firm favourite for motivation, validation and education. It is quick and easy to use with a full-colour touchscreen and the familiar motivational traffic light system.

Why is it important?

The piCO™ Smokerlyzer® is clinically proven to help people stop smoking and is ideal for stop smoking services, GP’s, schools, pharmacies and health visitors.

Benefits to the user

  • The monitor provides instant results shown in exact ppm and %COHb which makes recording and interpreting patient’s results quick and easy.
  • SteriTouch®   technology to ensure optium infection control.
  • There is the familiar green, amber and red traffic light system, making CO levels instantly identifiable to patients.
  • The D-piece™ is used in conjunction with the monitor to filter out >99% of airborne bacteria and >97% of viruses’ alongside single-use SteriBreath™ Eco mouthpieces for excellent, low-cost infection control.
  • Five-year warranty for absolute peace of mind.1
  • PC interactive with COdata+™ software, free with the piCO™ Smokerlyzer®.

Technical specification

Concentration range 0-150 ppm
Display Full colour touchscreen
Detection principle Electrochemical sensor
Repeatability <±5%
Accuracy 2 ppm/5%*
Power 3 x AA (LR6 or equivalent) - up to 1000 minutes
1 x CR2032 Lithium coin cell
T90 response time <30 seconds
Operating temperature 15-40 °C
Storage/transport temperature 0-50 °C
Operating/storage/transport pressure Atmospheric ±10%
Operating humidity 15-90% (non-condensing)
Storage/transport humidity 0-95% (non-condensing)
Sensor operating life 5 years
Sensor sensitivity 1 ppm
Sensor drift <5% per annum
Dimensions Approx. 37 x 77 x 140 mm
Weight Approx. 215 g (including batteries)
Materials Case: polycarbonate/ABS blend with SteriTouch®
anti-microbial additive
D-piece™: polypropylene
SteriBreath™ Eco: polypropylene
H2 cross sensitivity ≤8%

*whichever is greater


1. Public Health England. An Evaluation of Filtration Efficiencies Against Bacterial and Viral Aerosol Challenges. London: Public Health England; 201

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