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Medical Waste Firm Sanitec Industries Files Bankruptcy

Date: July 6, 2007

Source: Sanitec Industries, Inc.

Sanitec Industries Not Distracted by 'Frivolous' Litigation; Medical waste firm continues operations under voluntary Chapter 11

Sanitec Industries, Inc. ( today announced its environmentally sound medical waste treatment services will continue without disruption while it vigorously defends itself against what it believes to be unwarranted and frivolous litigation by a Texas firm.

As an element of that defense, the Sun Valley, CA-based company earlier today filed for voluntarily Chapter 11 protection pending the outcome of this litigation. Sanitec Industries is confident its business will continue to thrive while this matter is quickly and equitably resolved

According to Sanitec Industries' president, Jim Harkess, "The filing is in the best interest of our customers, creditors and shareholders by allowing us to focus on our business and avoiding the continued distraction of protracted litigation."

About Sanitec Industries, Inc.

Sanitec Industries, Inc. is the global patent holder for the Sanitec(R) Microwave Healthcare Waste Disinfection System(TM). Healthcare facilities nationwide, ranging from large hospital systems to single practitioner doctors' offices, utilize Sanitec systems to transform dangerous healthcare waste into low-volume, unrecognizable, non-infectious material that requires no further treatment and can be safely disposed of in municipal landfills. The process is also HIPAA compliant, protecting patient privacy and preventing possible identity theft by ensuring that all patient information on medical waste is rendered unrecognizable. Sanitec units are fully automated, self-contained and are approved for use in all 50 states and DC. Worldwide, Sanitec systems have treated over 500 million pounds of infectious waste.

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