(PublicWire.com News Release) JUPITER, FL–(Marketwire – Dec 3, 2012) – GelTech Solutions, Inc. ( OTCBB : GLTC ), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces the beginning of a three month pilot program with Con Edison ( NYSE : ED ) to use FireIce to combat manhole fires.
“After a thorough and comprehensive two year evaluation of fire suppressant products, including independent laboratory testing, Con Edison has chosen FireIce for field testing for use on electrical manhole fires,” stated Peter Cordani, chief technology officer, GelTech Solutions, Inc. “In controlled testing, FireIce has proven to be the most effective and efficient product at quickly extinguishing these fires.”
Michael Cordani, chief executive officer, GelTech Solutions, stated, “We are excited to team with Con Edison to participate in this pilot program. Their selection of FireIce is further testament to the efficacy of this game changing product. Demonstrating the ability of FireIce to combat manhole fires in New York will be a major stepping stone toward testing FireIce in other major cities.”
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection. FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus; fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for personal home protection.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O “Dust Control” products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level longer.