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Document And Entity Information

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Document And Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
May 02, 2014
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Platform Specialty Products Corp  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   121,491,080
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0001590714  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2014  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1