DEC. 13–HENDERSON, NEV.–Emergency Filtration Products Inc. (EFP) has received favorable preliminary results from the testing of its nanotechnology-enhanced 2H Technology filtration system, which will be incorporated into an Environmental Isolation Mask.
Testing was conducted at Nelson Laboratories, Salt Lake City.
Test procedures consisted of challenging treated and untreated test materials with Gram-positive organisms, and then determining the percent reduction of the test organisms after specified exposure periods. The samples treated with nanotechnology metal oxides were able to block contamination of the B.cereus and B. atrophaeus organisms used in the Nelson Laboratories protocols. The unique characteristics of these bacteria are their ability to produce endospores under stressful environmental conditions. Specific test results will be published upon receipt of the final test evaluations.
“We are excited about these preliminary results and are very optimistic about the sales potential for this product both in the United States and internationally,” says Douglas Beplate, EFP’s president. “Upon receipt of the final test report, EFP plans to expand its distribution network to include United States and international distributors able to market and sell the Environmental Isolation Mask for commercial applications and personal use.”