CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. ("Swisher Hygiene") (Nasdaq:SWSH) (TSX:SWI), a leading provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing products and services, announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has extended the date for the delisting of the common stock of Swisher Hygiene from the TSX until the close of market on April 1, 2013 — subject to Swisher Hygiene filing its quarterly financial statements for 2012, at which time the Company expects to update the TSX regarding the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. The TSX had previously determined to delist the common stock of Swisher Hygiene on the TSX on March 11, 2013 if Swisher Hygiene was unable to come into compliance with its financial reporting requirements. Swisher Hygiene expects to timely meet the conditions imposed by the TSX to remain listed, and continues to work toward meeting the previously announced conditions for continued listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market. Swisher Hygiene can provide no assurance when it will complete the filing of its quarterly financial statements for 2012. Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words "plans," "expects," "is expected," "scheduled," "estimates," or "believes," or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may," "could," "would," "might," or "will be taken," "occur," and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.