Toxin Alert Inc.

Toxin Alert Inc.

April 10, 2007 10:17 ET

8th U.S. Patent for Toxin Alert Allowed; Mexican Patent Issued for Toxin Alert

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2007) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has notified Toxin Alert Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TOX) that it has allowed Toxin Alert's application number 10/767,464 relating to the invention of a "Displacement Assay For Selective Biological Material Detection." The patent will issue later in due course. This will be Toxin Alert's 8th U.S. patent.

Earlier, the Mexican government issued Toxin Alert's first Mexican patent number 236140, "Method and Apparatus for Selective Biological Material Detection." This brings the patents issued to Toxin Alert in jurisdictions other than the U.S. to a total of 29.

Late last month, Toxin Alert entered into a Confidentiality Agreement and a Letter of Intent with a privately-held, large multinational manufacturing and marketing company that is interested in commercialization of food safety bags. Toxin Alert continues its development work with the U.S. Army on food safety and other, undisclosed projects.

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    Dr. T. Edward Petroff
    (416) 213-0990