TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - BIOSENTA INC. (CNSX: ZRO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the first tranche of a private placement of units previously announced by news release on January 30, 2013 at a price of $0.15 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $600,000 (the "Offering"), has closed. The Company issued and sold 800,004 units, each unit consisting of one Class A Share and one half of one Class A Share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional Class A Share in the capital of the Company (a "Warrant Share") at an exercise price of $0.20 per Warrant Share to the extent such Warrant is exercised on or before the date that is 18 months from February 4, 2013. In connection with the issue and sale of the units, the Company paid finders' fees in the aggregate amount of $9,600 and issued 58,666 warrants to acquire Class A shares at a price of $0.20 per share the extent such warrants are exercised on or before the date that is 18 months from February 4, 2013. All securities issued will be subject to a four-month hold period. About Biosenta Inc. Biosenta Inc.'s line of retail anti-microbial products will effectively kill mould, bacteria and fungi on contact and prevent re-growth. These products address the demand created by the mounting health and environmental concerns. Mould can affect the immune system, nervous system, liver, kidneys, blood and cause brain damage. Biosenta will also manufacture and distribute ananti-microbial filler. Calcium Carbonate is one of the most common fillers used industrially. It is susceptible like other fillers that hold moisture to attracting mould. Annual global revenue in the calcium carbonate filler industry approximates 140 billion dollars. Biosenta will produce anti-microbial filler that performs 'filling' and 'bulking' functions like calcium carbonate. Biosenta's filler product will not attract moisture and consequently mould infestation. Biosenta's filler with its anti-microbial high ph core in individual particles will enhance commercial product life and eradicate a broad spectrum of known bacteria, fungi, algae and other micro-organisms by suppression of their reproduction. Forward-Looking Information This release may contain forward-looking statements information and statements which constitute "forward-looking information" under Canadian securities law and which may be material regarding, among other things, the Company's beliefs, plans, objectives, estimates, intentions and expectations with respect to its capital and funding plans. Inherent in the forward-looking information and statements are known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors beyond the Company's ability to control or predict, which give rise to the possibility that the Company's predictions, forecasts, expectations or conclusions will not prove to be accurate, that its assumptions may not be correct and that the Company's plans, objectives and statements will not be achieved. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking information and statements. Consequently, undue reliance should not placed on such forward-looking statements.