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BioNeutral Group Receives Positive Testing Results From A Global Independent Laboratory For Its Ygiene Sterilant Against Anthrax Spores
Ygiene IS in 1 minute or less eliminated anthrax spores at over a 10 to the 6th challenge level while it took chlorine bleach 60 minutes to achieve the same level of performance
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 28, 2012 03:46 PM
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BONU) a specialty life science technology based company announced today that it has received positive test results from a global laboratory which is the world's largest private, independent research and development organization for its Ygiene Sterilant against fully virulent Bacillus anthracis Ames Spores. These tests were conducted to simulate real world contamination situations where both nonporous and porous surfaces would be present with fully virulent anthrax spores. Anthrax contaminated porous surfaces represent an especially difficult remediation testing situation. In the tests conducted, commercial carpet was used as the porous surface. The test results indicate that on the demanding carpet substrate, Ygiene IS is much more effective at eliminating anthrax spores than chlorine bleach which today is often recommended and frequently used in addressing anthrax contamination. In addition to the superior speed to kill, the Ygiene IS does not have the detrimental effect on surfaces which chlorine bleach exhibits.
BioNeutral's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Andy Kielbania, said, "Our Ygiene IS was specifically designed for use by the military, homeland security and first responders that need to deal with biological threats. We are extremely pleased with these results which confirm the exceptional efficacy of our Ygiene sterilants."
BioNeutral's CEO, Mark Lowenthal, stated, "These results demonstrate the uniqueness of our Ygiene IS Sterilant and will allow us to move forward in critical US government and appropriate foreign government application areas by providing the best solution to difficult problems."
About BioNeutral Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey with lab facilities at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, BioNeutral Group, Inc., is a specialty technology-based life-science company that has developed a technology platform that neutralizes harmful environmental contaminants, toxins and dangerous micro-organisms including bacteria, viruses, mold, fungi and spores. BioNeutral's products, Ygiene® and Ogiene®, kill germs and clean surfaces with a dramatic increase in speed and power over their rivals in the marketplace. BioNeutral's proprietary platform technology has been proven effective in surface, water and airborne applications. Its antimicrobial line of products under the Ygiene® brand have been approved by the EPA for sale in the United States and has previously been approved for sale in Germany and it is also permitted to be sold in the UK, France and Sweden. Auto Neutral is a registered trademark of BioNeutral Group, Inc. For more information on BioNeutral, including a listing of company products, leadership and background please visit www.bioneutral.com.
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Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of the Company and its subsidiary companies. These forward-looking statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. BioNeutral routinely tests its formulations against those of its competitors. The results are published to let shareholders know how the Company's technology compares with known formulations in the market place. Any product claim for antimicrobial activity requires approval from the EPA or FDA, depending upon where and how the formulations are used. The EPA has approved and registered the Company's data and findings specific to Ygiene-206. BioNeutral's antimicrobial formulations will be marketed under the brand name Ygiene® and are available for sale in the United States.
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