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Radiation Shield Technologies Secures Numerous Canadian and Other International Patents for Demron Personal-Protection Fabric

By Business Wire News   


Ronald DeMeo, MD, CEO of Radiation Shield Technologies, today announced the company has been granted several new Canadian patents and several other international patents that further safeguard RST’s intellectual property and its ability to manufacture, market and sell its proprietary Demron personal-protection gear. Demron is the world’s only fabric that protects against chemical, biological, ballistic, and radiological threats as well as heat stress.

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Demron Class 2 Full Body Suit. (Photo: Business Wire)

Demron Class 2 Full Body Suit. (Photo: Business Wire)

Specifically, the new patents are: Canada Patent No. 2591994, No. 2353957 and No. 2498312; US Patent No. 8,816,115, No. 4,526,168 and No. 8,858,408; China Patent No. ZL 200580047071.6; India Patent No. 256823; Japan Patent No. 5301757; South Korea Patent No. 10-1343521 and No. 10-1238426; Australia Patent No. 769239 and No. 2003268544; Mexico Patent No. 250011 and No. 268276; U.S. Patent No. 6281515, No. 6459091, No. 6828578, No. 6841791, No. 7196023, No. 7476889, No. 2861685, No. 2799262, and No. 8,334,524; Russia Patent No. 2320037; Europe Patent No. 2875219; India Patent No. 742574; China Patent No. ZL 03824108.0; and Singapore Patent No. 110839.

Demron consists of an advanced radiopaque nanopolymeric compound fused between layers of fabric, used to manufacture the personal-protection gear. Demron products are currently deployed worldwide by every branch of the U.S. military, U.S. CST teams, FDNY, IAEC, NASA, and many international first responder and military teams in China, Iraq, Kuwait, South Korea, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Singapore. Scientists have selected Demron for thermo-mechanical suits for future space travel. RST manufactures Demron and the nano materials at its research and development facility in Miami.

“In today’s world where the threats to first responders are continuously changing, RST is proud to continue to meet a growing global demand for our advanced personal-protection gear and expand our patented, proprietary technologies,” said Ronald DeMeo, M.D., MBA, president of RST and the surgeon who invented Demron. “With Demron, first responders can operate in the field more safely and for longer periods of time than ever before.”

To view RST’s complete line of Demron PPE, click here or visit

About Radiation Shield Technologies

Radiation Shield Technologies, with headquarters in Miami, is a world leader in the research, design and production of personal-protection systems for ionizing and nuclear radiation. For more information, visit or call 866.7.DEMRON.

Editor’s Notes: Interviews and photographs are available upon request

For Radiation Shield Technologies
Andi Philips or Millie Acebal, 305-403-2080 or


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