For Immediate Release

Controlled Goods Registration Program (CGRP)

Ottawa, Canada - March 5, 2004

February 18, 2004

OZ Optics has been awarded the Controlled Goods Registration Program (CGP) by the Government of Canada. This accreditation will permit OZ Optics to possess or transfer controlled goods in accordance with the Defense Production Act and the Controlled Goods Regulations.

The CGP is a Canadian Federal Government Program administered by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).

The CGP is a stringent security program that controls the examination, possession, and transfer of certain controlled goods.  Anyone who deals with these controlled goods in Canada is required to register with the CGP. The CGP is legislated by the Defense Production Act (DPA).

Companies possessing, examining or transferring controlled goods within Canada or seeking to export controlled goods under the EIPA (administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade - DFAIT), must be registered under the CGP.

Some examples of controlled goods that are covered by the CGP are certain firearms, ammunition with a caliber greater than 12.7 millimeters, and aerospace, satellite and other goods and technologies that guide weapons systems.

The official details on controlled goods are found in the Export Control List, published by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (see )

About OZ Optics Limited

Founded in 1985, OZ Optics Limited designs, manufactures and markets fiber optic components for existing and next-generation optical networks and systems based on proprietary technology, trade secrets and patents. OZ Optics products enable customers to develop optical networking systems that transmit data reliably at increasing data rates. OZ Optics also designs and manufactures handheld test and measurement equipment for the fiber optic market. The Company’s state-of-the-art design capabilities enable OZ Optics to rapidly deliver a broad range of high-quality products to meet customer specifications and requirements. OZ Optics has received ISO 9001:2000 certification. For more information about OZ Optics Limited and the products, visit

OZ Optics Contact:
Ömür Sezerman

219 Westbrook Road
Ottawa, ON K0A 1L0
Tel: 613-831-0981 x3309
Fax: 613-836-5089
Toll free: 1-800-361-5415
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