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U.S. Commerce Department Features Universal Detection Technology's Anthrax Detection Unit In Hong Kong


9/25/2006 10:53:10 AM

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Detection Technology announced today that its Anthrax Detection system has been added to the list of featured products on the Commercial Service's list of Featured US Exporters (FUSE) in Hong Kong.

"Hong Kong is an international financial center and is expected to keep on playing a major role as a bridge between the mainland China and the world in trade, investment, and stock market. Like other global financial hubs it plays a major strategic role in the war on terror," said Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chairman and CEO. "As we approach the 5 year anniversary of the anthrax attacks in this country and there is a growing demand for bio-defense measures, we are very pleased to be working together with the Department of Commerce," he added.

Last week, the company announced that it was working together with the U.S. Department of Commerce to promote its Anthrax Detection units in Belgium, the Capital of Europe, and the home of the European Commission.

Hong Kong buyers and importers interested in UDTT's products can contact the US Commercial Service's office for more information and the Company will also receive the prospects' contact information.

The US Commercial Service through its office at the American Embassy in Belgium is pleased to promote UDTT's products and services. UDTT's information has been posted on the local US Commercial Service website and can be viewed at: http://www.buyusa.gov/hongkong/en/fuse.html?exp_cat=6010&exp_pid=523.

FUSE is a directory of US products featured on US Commercial Service websites around the world. It gives US companies an opportunity to target specific markets in the local language of business. Currently, listings are offered to qualified US exporters seeking trade leads or representation in over 50 markets around the world. This service is offered for a fee.

About US Commercial Service

The US Commercial Service is a part of the US Department of Commerce and is active in promoting the sales and presence of US companies in various markets around the world. With offices in the US and in several foreign territories, the US Commercial Service offers several ways to grow US businesses' international sales. The tasks of the Commercial Service include, and are not limited to, world-class market research, trade events that promote US products or services to qualified buyers, introductions to qualified buyers and distributors, and counseling through every step of the export process.

About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bio-terrorism 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 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:

Universal Detection Technology

CONTACT: Jacques Tizabi of Universal Detection Technology,+1-310-248-3655, jtizabi@udetection.com


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