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2011-05-18 12:08:00

New Study Finds Hazardous and Untested Flame Retardants WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of baby products found that 80% of items tested contained chemical flame retardants that are either considered toxic or are untested with unknown effects, according to a peer-reviewed study published today in Environmental Science & Technology Journal. The study analyzed 101 products designed for newborns, babies, and toddlers - including car seats, breast feeding...

2011-05-16 15:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer pool season just weeks away, swimmers will no longer smell like chlorine. Used after swimming, SwimSpray eliminates chlorine odor and irritation from hair and skin. Invented by a swimmer, SwimSpray is 100% natural with Vitamin C. "I was ready to give up swimming because of the post-workout chlorine smell I always had," says Andrew Chadeayne, PhD and inventor of SwimSpray. After trying three or four other products in the...

2011-05-16 15:00:00

SHOUGUANG CITY, China, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:00 AM Eastern Time to discuss its financial results for the first quarter 2011 ended March 31, 2011. Hosting the call will be Mr. Xiaobin Liu, CEO of Gulf Resources and Mr....

2011-05-16 15:00:00

NEW YORK & SHANGDONG PROVINCE, China, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. First Quarter Highlights Revenue was $45.4 million, a year-over-year increase of 52.8% Gross profit was $24.8 million, a year-over-year increase of 84.2% Gross...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will increase prices of SAYTEX® flame retardants on shipments beginning July 1, 2011, or as contracts allow, at the following rates: SAYTEX® 102E (decabromodiphenyl oxide) by $1.00/kg globally SAYTEX® 4010 (decabromodiphenyl ethane) by $0.80/kg globally...

2011-05-12 17:11:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will increase its global prices for elemental bromine to $4500/MT minimum delivered and its global prices for hydrobromic acid by a minimum of $650/MT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) These price increases will take effect immediately, or as contracts allow. Demand for these products in traditional applications and markets has been very strong...

2011-05-10 16:17:00

SHANDONG, China, May 10, 2011 -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that it will file Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 10, 2011 to extend the filing of the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 for up to an additional five calendar days. The Company is filing for an extension due to the auditor...

2011-05-02 08:25:00

SHANDONG, China, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company provided supporting documents in addition to the disclosure provided on April 28, 2011, disputing certain allegations related to the reliability of its filings with the SEC created by Glaucus Research Group and distributed on Seeking Alpha...

2011-04-29 11:42:00

BATON ROUGE, La., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemistry, announced today that it has developed a proprietary technology for lithium extraction from brine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) This newly developed technology will allow the company to recover lithium that is present in the brines at its Magnolia, Arkansas bromine facility and...

2011-04-28 09:00:00

SHANDONG, China, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company provided additional disclosure disputing certain allegations related to the reliability of its filings with the SEC created by Glaucus Research Group and distributed on Seeking Alpha on April 26, 2011. The Company disputes or clarifies...


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