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SenesTech Delivers First Sale to Natural Resources Program in Hawaii

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, today announced a sales agreement and initial delivery of ContraPest to a Hawaii natural resources program for the control of rodents in an outdoor setting under an experimental use permit to control wild rats that prey upon native birds and plants in the preserve. 

SenesTech, Inc. is a leader in technology for managing animal pest populations through fertility control.

"We are particularly excited to be a part of a solution to address the devastation to our island communities by rodents that are increasing at an unusual rate as the changing climate favors more fruiting plant growth, providing resources for increased rat reproduction," said Dr. Loretta P. Mayer, Chair, CEO and co-founder of SenesTech.

The agreement calls for ContraPest deployment on the island of Oahu over a total of 20 acres in a tropical forest region where bait stations are methodically placed on a grid by preserve personnel who have hiked into the remote area.  Rodent management on this site has provided in excess of 10 years of population data and was selected strategically to demonstrate the sustainability of a fertility control approach to rat infestations in Island ecologies. The total area of all projects managed by this natural resources program is 16,163 acres.

The ContraPest product is being provided by the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research in support of the experimental use permit.  ContraPest baiting began in August, at the height of the rodent population expansion season.

The precise location and additional details were not disclosed.

About SenesTech

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 initially 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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CONTACT: 

Investor: Robert Blum, Joe Dorame, Joe Diaz, Lytham Partners, LLC, 602-889-9700, senestech@lythampartners.com

Company: Tom Chesterman, Chief Financial Officer, SenesTech, Inc., 928-779-4143

 

SOURCE SenesTech, Inc.


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