CYANEX® 936P is a phosphorus-based extractant specifically formulated for lithium and can be applied to salar brines after removal of Mg2+ and Ca2+ via filtration or precipitation, or to recover Li from spent solutions from the conventional process. 

CYANEX® 936P extractant also enables the recovery of lithium from spent lithium-ion batteries, such as those powering electric vehicles, e-bikes, power tools, electronics and stationary storage stations.


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Segments Applications
Solvent Extraction Other Minerals

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Mining Chemicals Reagents Proprietary

Region of commercial availability

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

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