Potassium

CytoSorbents Awarded $1.5 Million Sequential Phase II SBIR Contract to Advance the Treatment of Severe Hyperkalemia in Traumatic Injury

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:50pm

This follows the successful completion of the previously announced Phase I and Phase II SBIR programs for this application, totaling approximately $1.15 million in previous contract funding.\nCytoSorbents Awarded $1.5M SBIR U.S. Army Contract to Protect Wounded Warfighters From Deadly Complication of Trauma\nDr.

Key Points: 
  • This follows the successful completion of the previously announced Phase I and Phase II SBIR programs for this application, totaling approximately $1.15 million in previous contract funding.\nCytoSorbents Awarded $1.5M SBIR U.S. Army Contract to Protect Wounded Warfighters From Deadly Complication of Trauma\nDr.
  • We look forward to advancing these technologies to clinical usage to help our wounded warfighters and other mass casualty trauma victims.
  • "\nTrauma and crush injury to soft tissue can lead to rapid cell death and the release of a flood of intracellular potassium into the bloodstream.
  • In compromised patients, very high levels of potassium in the blood, or severe hyperkalemia, can lead to dangerously irregular heartbeats called arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death.

Nutrien’s CFO Pedro Farah to Speak at the Goldman Sachs Industrials and Materials Conference

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:27pm

We produce and distribute 27 million tonnes of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide.

Key Points: 
  • We produce and distribute 27 million tonnes of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide.
  • With this capability and our leading agriculture retail network, we are well positioned to supply the needs of our customers.
  • We operate with a long-term view and are committed to working with our stakeholders as we address our economic, environmental and social priorities.
  • The scale and diversity of our integrated portfolio provides a stable earnings base, multiple avenues for growth and the opportunity to return capital to shareholders.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210507005610/en/\n"

Worldwide Caustic Potash Industry to 2026 - Featuring UNID Company, Tessenderlo Group and Olin Corporation Among Others

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:15pm

Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.

Key Points: 
  • Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.
  • It is a potent base, which is widely available in different forms including flakes, pellets and powders.
  • Caustic potash can be obtained in the pure form by reacting sodium hydroxide with impure potassium to form a base of potassium hydroxide and salt.
  • As caustic potash is a versatile cleaning agent, it is also used in the production of liquid soaps, lotions, shampoos and hairsprays.

Largest Kidney Patient Group Targets High Potassium Threat With Second Annual Awareness Day

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:08pm

b'TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., hosted its second annual "Are You O-K+"campaign for National High Potassium Awareness Day on May 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • b'TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the U.S., hosted its second annual "Are You O-K+"campaign for National High Potassium Awareness Day on May 1, 2021.
  • This 50-state educational campaign, driven by AAKP Ambassadors at the local level and online, increases awareness of the devastating effects high potassium (known as hyperkalemia ) can have on individuals with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD).
  • AAKP is proud that our undertaking to recognize May 1 (5.1) as National High Potassium Awareness Day continues to surge," states Richard Knight, AAKP President and 14-year transplant recipient.\n"For the second year running, we\'re proud to continue our partnership with the AAKP in support of National High Potassium Day to raise awareness about potassium management among kidney and heart disease patients," said Gregory Oakes, President North America, Vifor Pharma.
  • National High Potassium Awareness Day also featured educational posts throughout the day on social media: @areyouok5point1 on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram .\nEducational resources on high potassium and kidney disease are available all year long at www.areyouok.org .

Global Sodium Chlorate Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 4:15pm

b'DUBLIN, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Sodium Chlorate Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global sodium chlorate market reached a value of US$ 2.83 Billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'DUBLIN, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Sodium Chlorate Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global sodium chlorate market reached a value of US$ 2.83 Billion in 2020.
  • A powerful oxidizing agent, sodium chlorate is an odorless, pale-yellow crystalline solid and readily dissolves in water.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global sodium chlorate market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.\nThe publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global sodium chlorate market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global, regional and country-level from 2021-2026.
  • Our report has categorized the market based on region, form, and application.\nOn the basis of type, the sodium chlorate market is bifurcated as crystalline and solution.

Mallinckrodt Presents Data Evaluating Acthar® Gel (Repository Corticotropin Injection) for the Treatment of Severe Keratitis at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 11:45am

Monitor patients for effects of HPA axis suppression after stopping treatment\nCushing\'s syndrome may occur during therapy but generally resolves after therapy is stopped.

Key Points: 
  • Monitor patients for effects of HPA axis suppression after stopping treatment\nCushing\'s syndrome may occur during therapy but generally resolves after therapy is stopped.
  • Monitor patients for signs and symptoms\nActhar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia.
  • Monitor blood pressure and sodium and potassium levels\nActhar often acts by masking symptoms of other diseases/disorders.
  • Monitor patients carefully during and for a period following discontinuation of therapy\nActhar can cause gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and gastric ulcer.

Global Caustic Potash Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 1:07pm

b'The "Caustic Potash Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global caustic potash market reached a volume of 2.6 Million Tons in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Caustic Potash Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global caustic potash market reached a volume of 2.6 Million Tons in 2020.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global caustic potash market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.\nCaustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.
  • Caustic potash can be obtained in the pure form by reacting sodium hydroxide with impure potassium to form a base of potassium hydroxide and salt.
  • As caustic potash is a versatile cleaning agent, it is also used in the production of liquid soaps, lotions, shampoos and hairsprays.

Lithium South Development Corporation: Drill Program to Expand Resource

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

The current resource of 571,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent is located on the 383-hectare Tramo Claim.

Key Points: 
  • The current resource of 571,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent is located on the 383-hectare Tramo Claim.
  • Cutoff grade: 500 mg/L lithium, but no laboratory results were less than the cutoff grade.
  • The equations are Li x 5.3228 = lithium carbonate equivalent and K x 1.907 = potassium chloride equivalent.
  • The Company has located a service provider who has a drill rig located on the salar near the Alba Sabrina claim block and is negotiating a drill contract.

Lithium South Development Corporation: Drill Program to Expand Resource

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 12:56pm

The current resource of 571,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent is located on the 383-hectare Tramo Claim.

Key Points: 
  • The current resource of 571,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent is located on the 383-hectare Tramo Claim.
  • Cutoff grade: 500 mg/L lithium, but no laboratory results were less than the cutoff grade.
  • The equations are Li x 5.3228 = lithium carbonate equivalent and K x 1.907 = potassium chloride equivalent.
  • The Company has located a service provider who has a drill rig located on the salar near the Alba Sabrina claim block and is negotiating a drill contract.

Intrepid Announces Date for First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 9:30pm

Intrepid is the only U.S. producer of muriate of potash, which is applied as an essential nutrient for healthy crop development, utilized in several industrial applications and used as an ingredient in animal feed.

Key Points: 
  • Intrepid is the only U.S. producer of muriate of potash, which is applied as an essential nutrient for healthy crop development, utilized in several industrial applications and used as an ingredient in animal feed.
  • In addition, Intrepid produces a specialty fertilizer, Trio\xc2\xae, which delivers three key nutrients, potassium, magnesium, and sulfate, in a single particle.
  • Intrepid also provides water, magnesium chloride, brine and various oilfield services.\nIntrepid serves diverse customers in markets where a logistical advantage exists and is a leader in the use of solar evaporation for potash production, resulting in lower cost and more environmentally friendly production.
  • Investors and other interested parties are encouraged to enroll at intrepidpotash.com , to receive automatic email alerts or RSS feeds for new postings.\n"