FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced today that ContraPest has been registered in Florida, bringing the total state registrations to forty-nine.
Dr. Loretta P. Mayer, Chair, CEO and co-founder of SenesTech, said, "We continue to add key customers, in targeted segments and geographies. Many of these key accounts are on a 'try it and then buy it,' basis, with small quantities needed at the outset, but with potentially exponential growth when the account transitions to the expanded 'buy it' stage."
Dr. Mayer continued, "We are particularly pleased with the registration of ContraPest in Florida, one of our tropical life zones. As Florida moves into the summer months, the warm weather creates an optimal environment for an increase in rodent reproduction, and we see strong potential for ContraPest in that market."
SenesTech has developed an innovative technology for managing animal pest populations through fertility control as opposed to a lethal approach.
The Company's first fertility control product, ContraPest®, is marketed for use in controlling rat infestations. ContraPest's novel technology and approach targets the reproductive capabilities of both sexes, inducing egg loss in female rodents and impairing sperm development in males. Using proprietary bait stations, ContraPest is dispensed in a highly palatable liquid formulation that promotes sustained consumption by rodent communities. ContraPest is designed, formulated and dispensed to be safe for handlers and non-target species such as wildlife, livestock and pets, in a biodegradable product. In contrast, the historical approach to managing rodent pest populations, rodenticides, carries a high risk of environmental contamination and the poisoning of non-target animals, pets and children.
We believe our non-lethal approach, targeting reproduction, is more humane, less harmful to the environment, and more effective in providing a sustainable solution to pest infestations than traditional lethal pest management methods. There is currently no other non-lethal fertility control product approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for the management of rodent populations. We believe ContraPest® will establish a new paradigm in rodent control, resulting in improved performance in rodent control over rodenticides, without the negative environmental effects of rodenticides. For more information visit the SenesTech website at www.senestech.com.
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