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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Jul. 27, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ROCKWELL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001041024    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2011    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 76,557,435
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   18,100,748