First Phosphate Corp. (CSE: PHOS) (OTC: FRSPF) (FSE: KD0) is pleased to announce success in its pilot project to transform its high purity phosphate concentrate into battery-grade purified phosphoric acid for the lithium iron phosphate battery industry.
On September 6, 2023, the Company announced that Prayon Technologies SA had been successful in transforming First Phosphate’s phosphate concentrate into high quality merchant grade phosphoric acid (“MGA”). Subsequently, Prayon completed the second stage of the process to transform the MGA into PPA in conformity with the Prayon food grade / battery-grade specification. PPA samples are available upon selected client request and at nominal fee.
The full pilot process installation involving the transformation of the Company’s phosphate concentrate into PPA is viewable at: www.firstphosphate.com/phosphoricacid
“Our full transformation process from Quebec igneous phosphate rock to PPA for LFP batteries is now complete,” says First Phosphate CEO, John Passalacqua. “We can now engage our partners to begin the pilot process of producing LFP cathode active material and LFP battery cells from a fully North American source of battery-grade PPA.”
Purified Phosphoric Acid Produced from Phosphate Concentrate Sourced from First Phosphate’s Bégin-Lamarche Project
About First Phosphate Corp
First Phosphate is a mineral development company fully dedicated to extracting and purifying phosphate for the production of cathode active material for the Lithium Iron Phosphate (“LFP”) battery industry. First Phosphate is committed to producing at high purity level, in responsible manner and with low anticipated carbon footprint. First Phosphate plans to vertically integrate from mine source directly into the supply chains of major North American LFP battery producers that require battery grade LFP cathode active material emanating from a consistent and secure supply source. First Phosphate holds over 1,500 sq. km of royalty-free district-scale land claims in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Region of Quebec, Canada that it is actively developing. First Phosphate properties consist of rare anorthosite igneous phosphate rock that generally yields high purity phosphate materially devoid of high concentrations of harmful elements.
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