Universal Detection Receives Purchase Order for One Hundred Anthrax Test Kits From Dubai Based, Gulf Security Solutions

UDTT to Make First Sale of Anthrax Detection Kits in the United Arab Emirates

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LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB:UDTT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and a provider of counter terrorism training and solutions, announced today that it received a purchase order for one hundred Anthrax Test Kits from Gulf Security Solutions in Dubai. "This is a major milestone for our company as we begin marketing our counterterrorism solutions in the Middle East and Persian Gulf area," said Jacques Tizabi, CEO of Universal Detection Technology. "This is obviously a region in the world where security is of great concern and we are excited to have our first sale of bio-warfare detection kits there."

Universal Detection Technology has co-developed a real-time Anthrax detection system, called BSM-2000, with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The technology was recently featured on NBC News. To view the video clip, please go to: http://www.udetection.com/pressroom-video-NBC1006.htm.

For more information, please visit www.udetection.com or email us at info@udetection.com.

About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit http://www.udetection.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance, and achievement. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.

Universal Detection Technology
Jacques Tizabi
(310) 248-3655