piCObaby Smokerlyzer CO Breath Analysis Monitor from Bedfont

The piCObaby™ Smokerlyzer® is a breath carbon monoxide monitor, specifically designed for use with pregnant smokers. Intended for multi-patient use by healthcare professionals in smoking cessation programmes and research, the familiar traffic light system provides visual motivation to the mum-to-be to quit smoking whilst also providing the foetal reading both in ppm and %FCOHb.

Why piCObaby™?

The piCObabyTM offers an unprecedented view of the internal effects of smoking by using the traffic light results system for both the mum-to-be and the baby.

Why is it important?

The piCObabyTM CO monitor is a valuable tool for pregnant smokers to visualise the effects that smoking is having on them and their child.

Benefits for the user

  • The monitor provides instant results shown in exact ppm, %COHb and %FCOHb, which makes recording and interpreting patient’s results quick and easy.
  • With added SteriTouch® antimicrobial additives to ensure optimum 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.1
  • Five-year warranty for absolute peace of mind.

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%
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 interference ≤8%

*whichever is greater


1. Public Health England. An Evaluation of Filtration Efficiencies Against Bacterial and Viral Aerosol Challenges. London: Public Health England; 2017.

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