CYANEX® 572 is a highly stable phosphorus based chelating extractant that is designed to improve SX performance relative to traditional phosphonic acid extractants. It has been specially formulated for the extraction and purification of rare earth elements. It has an extraction strength profile which allows efficient extraction of the heavy rare earth elements while allowing the back extraction / stripping operation to utilize lower strip acid concentrations.


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Mineral Processing Other Metals Extractant Re

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Mining Chemicals Reagents Proprietary

Region of availability

  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

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