SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

June 10, 2009 16:02 ET

Universal Detection Technology Working With the US Department of Commerce to Market Its Anthrax Detection Equipment in India

UNDT and US Commerce Department to Promote Anthrax and Other Bioterrorism Detection Equipment in India

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UNDT), 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 through its deal with the US Department of Commerce's Commercial Service, it is promoting the Company's handheld assays, used for detection of up to five bioterrorism agents. UNDT is to be listed as a Featured US Exporter on Commercial Service's India website.

UNDT's 5-agent Bioterrorism detection kits have been extensively used by first responders and private industry throughout the United States. Testing of the kits by the U.S. DOD as well as the United Kingdom military show that the kits demonstrate no cross-reactivity with near neighbor species and no false positives with commonly encountered "white powders." The kits are designed to test for anthrax, botulinum toxin, Ricin, plague (Y. Pestis) and SEBs in as little as 3 minutes.

"Following the terrorist attack in Mumbai, India has become one of the largest purchasers of anti-terror equipment and we plan to market our products both through the Department of Commerce and by partnering with Indian security firms," said Mr. Jacques Tizabi, UNDT's Chairman and CEO.

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About Universal Detection Technology

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 bacterial spore detector that detects certain biohazard substances. The Company is also a reseller of handheld assays used for detection of five bioterrorism agents, radiation detection systems, and antimicrobial products. For more information, please visit www.udetection.com.

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