BILLERICA, Mass. - Bruker Daltonics NBC Detection Corp., an operating company of Bruker BioSciences Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR), today announces that the Department of Homeland Security has granted Designation and Certification of the RAID-M as an approved product under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). The RAID-M received both Designation as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology and Certification as an Approved Product for Homeland Security. This is the culmination of a vigorous and meticulous evaluation of the efficacy of the RAID-M that took several months.
Frank Thibodeau, Vice President, commented: "This Certification by the Department of Homeland Security is more evidence that the RAID-M is considered by many to be the best handheld chemical detector in the world today. It is really a great tool in the hands of our country's first responders. Along with many independent tests by government agencies around the world, the DHS Certification lends even more credibility and confidence in the RAID-M as the premier chemical and toxic industrial detector on the market."
By receiving the Designation and Certification, Bruker Daltonics, its customers and its suppliers will enjoy significant product liability protections under the Safety Act.
Bruker BioSciences, headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, is the publicly traded parent company of Bruker Daltonics Inc. and Bruker AXS Inc. Bruker Daltonics is a leading developer and provider of innovative life science tools based on mass spectrometry. Bruker AXS is a leading developer and provider of life science and advanced materials research tools based on X-ray technology. For more information about Bruker BioSciences Corporation, please visit www.bruker-biosciences.com.
(Business Wire -- 01/31/06)