FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced today its latest sales agreement with an Arizona brewpub. The project will utilize ContraPest, SenesTech's proprietary technology for managing rodent pest populations through fertility control, for which the customer has agreed to an initial twelve month purchase agreement.
"Rodent control is a constant challenge in the restaurant industry despite all efforts at hygiene and cleanliness. As history has shown us rats are persistent and successful in their search for food sources. At the same time, restaurants have a "zero" tolerance for rodent dispersed poison. This makes it challenging for them to consider the commonly available solid rodenticides, which is why ContraPest is such a good choice. ContraPest provides a sustainable solution that is safe in reducing the invading populations," said SenesTech's co-founder and CEO, Dr. Loretta Mayer. "We look forward to working with this first customer in this segment in Arizona."
SenesTech 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 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 formula that promotes sustained consumption by rodent communities. The liquid is biodegradable, designed to be safe for handlers and non-target species such as wildlife, livestock and pets. 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.
SenesTech's non-lethal approach of targeting reproduction is more humane, environmentally safe, and more effective in providing a sustainable solution to pest management. Currently no other non-lethal fertility control product is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for the management of rodent populations. SenesTech believes ContraPest will establish a new paradigm over rodenticides, without the negative environmental effects. For more information visit the SenesTech website at www.senestech.com.
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