SHERBROOKE, QC, April 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Sherbrooke company M2 Laboratory
has extended an offer of their services to Mexican health authorities to help
them fight the swine flu epidemic that currently plagues an important part of
Mexico. Specifically, the M2 Laboratory offer is to make available its mobile
emergency unit, scientific personnel and its disinfectant product THYMOX(TM),
recognized as an effective agent against the Type A Influenza virus, which is
responsible for the current crisis.
Emergency Unit and Scientific Personnel
"We are in contact with the World Health Organization representatives for
Mexico as well as with the Mexican Consulate in Montreal to offer them our
help. The mobile unit and its team are ready, As soon as we are asked, they
can be on the road to Mexico", explains M2 Laboratory president, Mr. Serge
A leader in the field of biosafety, M2 Laboratory is renowned for its
innovations and for its scientific and technical expertise with regard to
disinfection and sanitary conditions in the farming sector. Its mobile
emergency unit is equipped with a microbiology laboratory and confinement
system 2 as well as a section for cleaning all types of sanitary infection
sites. "We can effectively disinfect farms, transportation vehicles, airports,
or any site that requires decontamination", adds. Mr. Auray.
As for the personnel of the emergency unit, it includes scientists who
are internationally renowned in their fields: microbial risk assessment, meat
safety research, and protocols for washing and disinfecting farm buildings.
Ultra Performance Disinfectant
One of the great strengths of this emergency unit, apart from its team of
experts, is a new product developed by M2 Laboratory, THYMOX(TM), approved by
Health Canada and proven by scientific research to be an effective virucide
against Type A Influenza. An independent laboratory in the U.S. has concluded
that THYMOX(TM) "demonstrated complete inactivation of Swine Influenza A
following a ten-minute exposure time". Made from natural active ingredients,
it is also biodegradable, non-toxic and non-corrosive.
"We are following developments closely with regard to the swine flu. One
thing is certain: we can lend the authorities a good hand, whether locally,
nationally or internationally, with our emergency unit and our THYMOX(TM)
disinfectant. We have the tools, the experts, and the most effective product,
and we think it our duty to make them available", concludes Mr. Auray.
Both the mobile emergency unit and THYMOX(TM) disinfectant present unique
characteristics, to the point of being protected by international patents.
THYMOX(TM) in particular rates as being superior to all chemical disinfectants
currently available on the market, as proven by tests carried out during the
government approval process.
For further information:
For further information: Serge Auray, M2 Laboratory, 1-866-898-0697;
Catherine Melillo, IDEA communications inc., (514) 609-4288; Mélanie Boivin,
IDEA communications inc., (819) 566-4961, poste 216