Carbon monoxide is a toxic, odourless, colourless, tasteless gas. It is formed by incomplete combustion of organic material at high temperatures, with an insufficient oxygen supply.
When inhaled, CO displaces oxygen in the bloodstream to form carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb). This starves the body tissues of the oxygen vital to repair, regeneration and general living. The piCOsimple Smokerlyzer® is a breath carbon monoxide monitor intended for multi-patient use by healthcare professionals in smoking cessation programmes and research. It can also be used as an indicator of carbon monoxide poisoning in a healthcare environment. The piCO Simple breath CO analyzer is handheld, accurate and easy to use. It provides a low cost and clinically proven way to determine carbon monoxide levels, motivating people to quit smoking and stay smoke free for good. Supplied complete with: