First Germ Killer, Disinfectant and Antimicrobial to be Approved By the EPA for Household Use

December 11, 2001 — ATLANTA, GA — The EPA under FIFRA recently approved BioShield Technologies’ new germ killer, disinfectant and antimicrobial against Salmonella cholerasuis, Staphylococcus aureus and other bacteria, fungus and algae.

The company claims this new agent is effective against household germs and prevents the spread of harmful bacteria and cross contamination. Based on independent laboratory results, this new germ killer antimicrobial had shown 99.9999 percent efficency against Salmonella cholerasuis, Staphylococcus aureus, Gram positive and negative bacteria, yeast and different types of fungus and algae at 2, 7, 14, 21, and 28 days post application.

Company officials believe that with this EPA/FIFRA approval, there is a substantial market for the technology in different areas.

“Several companies have already expressed interest on this new product to treat and disinfect areas around Ground Zero,” said Marcelo D. Villahoz vice president BioShield Technologies, Inc. “This registration from the EPA will allow BioShield Technologies Inc. to ship immediately this germ killer and mold & mildew protector to different chemical companies and contractors.”


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