SOURCE: Emergency Filtration Products, Inc.

August 15, 2008 07:00 ET

Emergency Filtration Products Issues FDA Update

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - August 15, 2008) - Emergency Filtration Products, Inc. (EFP) (PINKSHEETS: EMFP) today announced that it recently received a comment letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in connection with its 510(k) pre-market notification for the NanoMask TM that was filed on June 13, 2008.

"We are pleased to have received such a rapid review from the FDA and look forward to addressing their comments promptly," said Philip Dascher, CEO, EFP. "Our FDA review team, comprised of EFP management and a number of expert FDA consultants, is gathering the information necessary to provide the FDA with the information that it needs to proceed."

About EFP

EFP is a filtration technology company that has a unique and highly efficient hydrophobic antimicrobial silver nanoparticle coated medical air filter mask, the NanoMask, which is designed to reduce airborne pathogens on contact for diverse medical uses. EFP has recently submitted a 510(k) medical device notification with the FDA for its surgical NanoMask.

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