Redesigned Safety ECO Funnel® Returns to the Market

New and Improved ECO Funnel® for JUSTRITE® Safety Cans Officially Re-Released After Extensive Product Testing

Novato, CA, August 20, 2011 --( CP Lab Safety, a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly laboratory safety products, announced today that its ECO Funnel® for JUSTRITE® polyethylene safety containers has been re-released with new internal components. Having temporarily discontinued the popular model in 2010, CP Lab Safety devoted a two year period to re-engineering the product for improved performance and thoroughly testing the new design in selected laboratories nationwide.

"We are pleased that our Safety ECOLOGICAL Funnel® for JUSTRITE® safety cans is available again," said CP Lab Safety President, Kelly Farhangi. "This ECO Funnel has unique features that makes it very popular amongst those using Justrite safety cans. We have significantly improved this product over the previous model."

While its outward appearance remains unchanged, the new Justrite ECO Funnel® features a re-engineered internal tube and gasket which improves the funnel’s durability and helps eliminate leakage.

CP Lab Safety has supplied environmentally friendly laboratory safety products to the scientific and industrial world for more than 14 years. Its lead product, ECO Funnel®, attaches to common laboratory waste containers to prevent hazardous and toxic chemicals from polluting laboratories and threatening the health of laboratory workers. ECO Funnel® complies with most federal and local environmental, fire and safety regulations.

About CP Lab Safety
CP Lab Safety is a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly laboratory safety products and maker of the original and patented ECO Funnel®. The company’s line of more than 80 products, including waste funnels, containers, and other safety equipment, is used by a broad range of pharmaceutical and biotech companies, industrial producers, and academic and government institutions worldwide. CP Lab Safety, based in Novato, Calif., was founded in 1996 by Dr. Ron Najafi, a synthetic organic chemist and inventor of the ECO Funnel®. Dr. Najafi, a serial entrepreneur, is now Chairman & CEO of NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX:NBY). For more information, please visit

Carel Thomas
Marketing Manager, CP Lab Safety
415-883-2600 x 103

Kelly Farhangi
President & CEO, CP Lab Safety
415-883-2600 x 123

CP Lab Safety
Carel Thomas