SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

January 29, 2008 07:02 ET

Universal Detection Technology Receives Purchase Order for Botulinum Toxin Detection Kits

Purchase Order Received From Security Solutions International for Kits Used for Spot Detection of Botulinum Toxin

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 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 today that it has received a new purchase order from Security Solutions International (SSI) for UDTT's Botulinum Toxin detection kits. SSI plans to showcase the kits at upcoming seminars and conferences where SSI professionals provide counter-terrorism training and education to members of law enforcement and representatives from the US Army and various other security and emergency response agencies.

UDTT is a supplier of counter-terrorism services and technologies to private and government organizations. The Company owns the license to a patented technology developed at NASA's JPL and utilized in UDTT's BSM-2000 used for autonomous monitoring of the air for the presence of airborne bacterial spores such as anthrax. UDTT also supplies detection kits for detection of up to 5 bioterrorism agents. Among the Company's other products are radiation detection systems, educational material & training DVDs, and antimicrobial chemicals.

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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 biohazard substances. For more information, please visit

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