SOURCE: BioDefense Corporation

September 29, 2009 17:34 ET

BioDefense Corp's Mail Defender, Only Device That Kills Anthrax Concealed in Mail in the Office Environment, Now Available via General Services Administration Contract; Best Solution to Complying With Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-7) Mandating All Federal Buildings Provide Protection Against BioTerrorism Attacks

BOSTON, MA and FRANKLIN, MA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - Mail Defender III, produced by Boston-based BioDefense Corporation ( is now available on a General Services Administration Contract GS-07F-0537V. Access Distributors, Inc., Franklin, MA ( "A Small Disadvantaged Business," is the sole distributor for Mail Defender III to government entities utilizing GSA contracts.

Randy Jay, Access Distributors, Inc. President, said, "As the federal government's fiscal year closes on September 30th, purchasing and security authorities are urged to contact us immediately so that orders can be placed within their 2009 budgets. The Mail Defender will help government agencies comply with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-7) -- and will help protect their personnel from serious risk in case of a bioterrorism attack."

"Anthrax attacks -- either as a hoax, or the very deadly real thing -- are a continual headache to the security community, because this dangerous pathogen is easily sent through the mail. Mail Defender III is the ONLY equipment that actually kills anthrax, smallpox, SARS, avian flu, and many other dangerous substances in the customer's office," said John Meyer, President of BioDefense Corporation.

Mail Defender's ingenious technology, which combines ultraviolet, microwave and high frequency energy to neutralize dangerous pathogens, works because of unique thermal solutions provided by ThermoDyne, Elkhart, IN. ThermoDyne's microporous insulations systems minimize all modes of heat transfer simultaneously within minimum space and weight requirements. In other words, Mail Defender kills the pathogens without cooking the mail.

About Access Distributors, Inc.

Headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, Access Distributors is a General Services Administration (GSA) Central Contractor and authorized resource for a variety of bomb disposal and hazardous material, protective and detective equipment. Access Distributors, Inc. is located at 38 Pond Street, Suite 208, Franklin, MA 02038.

About BioDefense Corporation

Over the past eight years, BioDefense Corporation has developed multiple Mail Defender prototypes, and is now bringing to market its first commercial production unit. BioDefense has secured a patent for the technology containing over 30 claims, and has completed independent testing from multiple laboratories under government supervision confirming the efficacy of the technology. Current customers for the Mail Defender include the United Nations, U.S. Military, and other high-profile government and financial institutions. Headquarters are at 12 Channel Street, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-778-1800.

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