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2012-03-28 01:02:11

Some of the flame retardants added to carpets, furniture upholstery, plastics, crib mattresses, car and airline seats and other products to suppress the visible flames in fires are actually increasing the danger of invisible toxic gases that are the No. 1 cause of death in fires. That was the finding of a new study presented here today at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. Anna A. Stec, Ph.D., led the...

2012-03-20 02:21:27

SHANDONG PROVINCE, China, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GURE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced financial guidance for fiscal year 2012. Based on the current business outlook, the Company estimates that bromine prices, a factor with a large impact on the Company's operating performance, will fluctuate between a range of RMB23,150 per tonne...

2012-03-16 23:01:40

Close-up and detailed bromine market research and analysis is the focus of the new report “Bromine Market Review” recently published by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The global bromine market is considered to be strong and steadily growing with large-scale back-up coming from the robust demand for brominated flame retardants. Major bromine suppliers are expanding their activities and production volumes to cover the demand. Bromine is...

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2012-03-03 05:42:44

According to a new study, Arctic sea ice reductions may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, causing ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of mercury in the Arctic. A team of scientists combined data from six NASA, European Space Agency and Canadian Space Agency satellites to develop a model of how air moves in the atmosphere to link Arctic sea ice changes to bromine explosions over the Beaufort Sea. "Shrinking summer sea ice has drawn much...

2012-03-01 12:25:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drastic reductions in Arctic sea ice in the last decade may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, resulting in ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of toxic mercury in the Arctic, according to a new NASA-led study. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The connection between changes in the Arctic Ocean's ice cover and bromine chemical processes is determined by the...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

SHANDONG, China, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GURE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, is issuing this press release regarding recent market speculation as to the Company's plans with respect to a potential third-party investment in the Company, or a privatization transaction. There have been recent market rumors about the implications for the...

2012-02-10 18:00:00

New market research report “Survey of Flame Retardants Industry in China Second edition” elaborated by CCM Chemicals has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report finds that China takes the lead in both production and consumption of flame retardants. Last year, the country witnessed domestic production and consumption to close to 600,000 metric tons and 400,000 metric tons respectively, both with a CAGR over 15% over the past five years. London, UK (PRWEB)...

2012-01-25 02:43:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL Industrial Products ("ICL-IP"), one of the three strategic operating segments of ICL (TASE:ICL), today announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Dow Global Technologies LLC, ("DGTL"), a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company for its innovative polymeric flame retardant technology. Dow's technology will be used for the launch of FR122P, ICL-IP's next-generation brominated polymeric flame retardant for use by the...

2012-01-20 07:00:00

SHANDONG, China, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GURE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that it updated its corporate website domain to http://www.gulfresourcesinc.com. The new website will continue to provide communications with investors, customers and business partners and disseminate key information, including the Company's history,...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

SHANDONG, China, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GURE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company has discovered underground brine water resources in Daying County, Sichuan Province, after more than a half year of drilling, and it has provided preliminary concentration results after the testing by a third-party independent testing...