SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

February 13, 2007 16:02 ET

Universal Detection Technology's CEO Purchases 100,000,000 Shares of Common Stock of Universal Detection Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UDTT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and a provider of counter-terrorism products and services, announced today that its CEO, Mr. Jacques Tizabi has acquired 100,000,000 common shares at a price of $.006 per share. The shares were acquired in exchange for the forgiveness of $600,000.00 in debt owed by the company to Mr. Tizabi. The share price represents a premium to the closing price of the shares at the end of last week.

"This will improve the company's balance sheet significantly and also add to management's ownership stake in the company. It also demonstrates my continued commitment to the company's future," said Jacques Tizabi, CEO of Universal Detection Technology.

In a recent piece, NBC News covered Universal Detection Technology's automatic anthrax detection system, BSM-2000. That piece can be viewed at http://www.udetection.com/pressroom-video-NBC1006.htm. UDTT has sold two units of BSM-2000 to the government of England and it has recently sold anthrax test kits to the US Army. The Company expects to continue marketing its counter-terrorism technologies and products globally.

For more information please visit www.udetection.com or

Email us at info@udetection.com.

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 bioterror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit http://www.udetection.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance, and achievement. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jacques Tizabi
    310-248-3655