SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

May 14, 2008 16:00 ET

Universal Detection Technology Announces Sales of Radiation Exposure Detection Badges

Credit Card Sized Badges Alert Exposure to Radiation by Change in Color

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UDTT) (FRANKFURT: PO8), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced sales of its new product line, the RadView dosimeter badge.

The RadView dosimeter badge is a credit card sized radiation dosimeter incorporating a self-developing radiochromic film to provide visual measurement of absorbed radiation dose. The film develops a distinctive and characteristic color upon exposure to ionizing radiation, becoming progressively darker in proportion to absorbed dose.

RadView dosimeters are unaffected by brief exposures to sunlight or normal room light. The films are water resistant, tissue equivalent, energy independent and dose-rate independent. The badges do not require calibration or maintenance, have no electronics or batteries, and are small and light. The RadView can be read visually by the wearer at the incident scene.

Accuracy is within 5% and combined accuracy and precision is within 10% in testing performed with a National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) traceable calibration facility. The visual readout does not require darkroom or processing equipment.

Under most conditions, the dosimeter can be worn for one year before replacement. A quick visual observation of a RadView dosimeter allows anyone to assess the absorbed dose. RadView is a useful tool for firefighters, medical staff, assessment personnel, remediation crews or any practice with potential duties at an emergency site.

"We are excited to see the public interest in RadView and we hope that we can increase our sales as we move forward," said Mr. Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chief Executive Officer.

UDTT is a supplier of services and technologies used for early detection of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) threats. The Company's BSM-2000 combines a bioaerosol capture device with a simple and robust chemical test for bacterial spores that is completely automated. The Company proposes the use of BSM-2000 as a front-end monitor to the Biohazard Detection System (BDS) or any other Secondary monitor with the promise of drastically reducing the recurring operating costs for anthrax screening at postal facilities and any other facility where bio-terrorism is of concern.

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Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain bio hazard substances. For more information, please visit

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