For Certification, a technology must have demonstrated confidence of continued effectiveness: i.e., it will perform as intended, conform to the seller’s specifications, and is safe for use as intended. In addition to the benefits provided under Designation, Certification allows Sellers of antiterrorism technologies to assert the Government Contractor Defense that immunizes Sellers from liability for claims arising from acts of terrorism. Technologies that receive Certification will be also placed on an Approved Products List for Homeland Security. Designation is a prerequisite for Certification.


Mistral Security, Inc.

Approved: August 26, 2011 | Expires: September 30, 2016

Mistral Security, Inc. provides its Blast Containment Receptacles, which are trash receptacles designed to absorb the blast energy and resist fragments of an explosive device concealed within the receptacle (the “Technology”).

Cepheid, Inc.

Approved: August 16, 2011 | Expires: September 30, 2016

Cepheid, Inc. provides GeneXpert®. The Technology is an Anthrax identification system, which uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to amplify the genes of a given sample. The systems self contained cartridges house the PCR reagents and protect the user from cross contamination. The Technology also includes installation, maintenance, and operator training, as outlined in Cepheid, Inc.'s GeneXpert® Field System Operator Manual.

Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing LLC

Approved: August 09, 2011 | Expires: September 20, 2016

Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing LLC provides BioThrax®. The Technology is a sterile liquid suspension made from cell-free filtrates of microaerophilic cultures of an avirulent, nonencapsulated strain of Bacillus anthracis. The Technology is U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-licensed for active immunization of individuals between 18 and 65 years of age to prevent disease caused by B. anthracis. The Technology is to be administered and used in a manner consistent with its FDA licensing as a pre-exposure prophylaxis or as directed by the U.S. Government as a post-exposure prophylaxis. The Technology also includes manufacturing, testing, labeling, packaging, and storage of BioThrax®, as well as the associated technical documents and manuals.

Northrop Grumman Security Systems, LLC

Approved: July 29, 2011 | Expires: August 31, 2016

Northrop Grumman Security Systems, LLC provides the Biological Detection System (BDS). The Technology is a biological pathogen point detection system that is configured to screen for the presence of Bacillus anthracis in mailrooms. The Technology also includes training and maintenance.

Raytheon Company

Approved: July 27, 2011 | Expires: August 31, 2016

Raytheon Company, provides Screening Partnership Program Services. The Technology consists of the provision of trained and skilled personnel to operate screening equipment, conduct pre-board passenger screening, and carry-on and checked luggage and accessible property screening to prevent prohibited items from entering the sterile area of an airport.

Rapiscan Systems, Inc.

Approved: July 27, 2011 | Expires: August 31, 2016

Rapiscan Systems, Inc. provides Metal Detection Systems (MDSs). The Technology is a line of non-intrusive metal detection systems that can be used to screen for weapons and explosives with metal components. The Technology also includes installation, integration, maintenance, training, a warranty, personnel qualifications, and all technical manuals.

Prepared Response, Inc.

Approved: July 21, 2011 | Expires: August 31, 2016

Prepared Response, Inc. provides the Rapid Responder. The Technology is a web-based application that provides access to critical facility information enabling authorized first responders and managers to view pre-determined tactical response plans while responding to an emergency and assist in the coordination of an on-site response to emergency incidents. The Technology includes training and maintenance services.

Hach Company provides the Hach Guardian BlueTM

Approved: June 29, 2011 | Expires: July 31, 2016

Hach Company provides the Hach Guardian BlueTM. The Technology is a system of monitoring systems designed to monitor drinking water networks and alarm in the event that threat agents or other contaminants are introduced. The Technology also includes site assessments, site preparation, installation, manuals, operator training, and service and maintenance programs.

Kenton County Airport Board

Approved: June 28, 2011 | Expires: July 31, 2016

Kenton County Airport Board provides Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) Airport Security Management Plan. The Technology is the development and implementation of its Transportation Security Administration (TSA)–Approved Airport Security Management Plan, which includes physical and electronic security measures, tools, and procedures. The Technology also includes the operations and training of airport police, security, and rescue and firefighting personnel; operations of the airport Emergency Operations Center (EOC); selection and integration of technical physical and technical security systems and procedures; airport security plans and planning documentation; and, the maintenance of physical and technical security measures.

Alluviam, LLC provides HazMasterG3®

Approved: June 23, 2011 | Expires: July 31, 2016

Alluviam, LLC provides HazMasterG3®. The Technology is decision-support software for responding to Acts of Terrorism or other incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and/or explosives (CBRNE), Home Made Explosives (HME), or other hazardous materials. The Technology includes product documentation and periodic updates to the software and associated databases.