Periodic Products to Present Findings of Rare Earth Element Study at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 22, 2015

Periodic Products Inc. today announced it will present the results of its rare earth element study, Extraction and Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Ore and Phosphate Mining Waste Products Using 1-Octadecene, Polymer with 2,5-Furandione, Sodium Salt, at the upcoming 251st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2016.

Attendees to the American Chemical Society National Meeting include approximately 13,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, graduate and undergraduate students, and other related professionals from around the world. Each meeting features presentations organized into technical symposia that highlight significant research advances in the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering.

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Periodic Products Announces Rare Earth Element Study Findings Published

Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 17, 2015

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that the results of its study on the extraction of rare earth elements from phosphates has been published by the Florida Industry and Phosphate Research Institute (FIPR).

The study, The Extraction and Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate using PX-107 and Chelok Polymers, confirmed that the Company’s technology successfully recovers rare earth elements (REEs) from waste by-products produced during fertilizer manufacturing. The study demonstrated that the Company’s technology produced yields equal to those currently obtained from mining raw ore containing REEs, and further isolated two commercially important rare earth elements – neodymium and lanthanum – in high concentrations.

The study was co-funded by Periodic Products and FIPR, a scientific research center created by the Florida State Legislature. The results of the study are available on the FIPR website.

“We are pleased with the results of this initial study,” said Dr. Joseph Laurino, president and CEO of Periodic Products. “The study demonstrates our technology’s capacity to extract and recover these valuable rare earth metals.”

When fully implemented, the company’s technology could recover nearly 120,000 tons of rare earth metals – the current United States annual demand – according to Laurino.

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