- Athletic Retailer Orders Biodetectors
Universal Detection Technology (UDTT), a Beverly Hills, Calif., developer of bioterrorism and infectious agent monitoring technology and a provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training, announced it has received a repeat order for biodetection kits from an undisclosed athletic apparel retailer. UDTT said the order opens opportunities for crossover sales from defense markets to commercial/civilian use. "Increasingly larger companies are handling some aspects of CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear and explosive) defense and prevention in-house, thus mitigating costly delays when first responders have to be called," the company added. Its five-agent biodetection kits test for anthrax, ricin, botulinum toxin, plague and SEBs in for results in as little as three minutes.
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