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ANP develops One-Step Rapid Pesticide Test
Date: Oct 25, 2013
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Featured firm in this article: ANP Technologies Inc of Newark, DE

Newark, DE -- October 25, 2013 -- ANP Technologies, Inc., a world leader in developing and commercializing various nanobiotechnology-based products for applications related to immunogenicity, biodefense, biologic drug development and therapeutic drug delivery, today announced that its newest product offering in consumer safety. ANP is now offering the NIDS® ACE III-C test, a simple single step rapid color test for the detection of pesticides and toxic/heavy metals in food, water, and drink that affect the human central nervous system.

"In spite of efforts to control the use of pesticides, food and drink can still be contaminated with these toxicants, especially organophosphates and carbamates, which act in a similar manner to deadly nerve agents", commented Mr. Thomas Bodnar, Chief Business Officer at ANP The ACE III-C test is the simplest test available today. After adding a small volume of a potable liquid or an extract of food to a small test ticket, an easy to read positive or negative result is obtained in 10 minutes or less. The ACE III-C test can be used to test water, milk, juices, dried tea leaves, coffee beans, fresh and dried fruits, herbs, and vegetables. Based on technology originally developed for the US Army, this new test enables food growers, distributors, grocers, and homemakers to ensure the safety of what families eat and drink.