Carrot Lands FDA Approval for Smoking Cessation Mobile Device

October 10, 2017

California-based digital health company Carrot won 510(k) clearance for the first over-the-counter carbon monoxide breath sensor for use in smoking cessation programs.

The Carbon Monoxide Breath Sensor System’ mobile breath sensor can be paired with a smartphone via Bluetooth to measure carbon monoxide in exhaled breath. It shows users in real-time how their cigarette smoking behavior is impacting their carbon monoxide levels to help them quit smoking.

The company also launched its own smoking cessation program in a smartphone medical application called Pivot.

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