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1. (WO2018184148) COLORED LIGHTWEIGHT ANIMAL LITTER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/184148    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/079431
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A01K 1/015
A01K 1/01
Applicants: SPECIALTY MINERALS ( MICHIGAN) INC.
Inventors: ZHAO, Jianjun
XU, Wenfang
GU, Yanming
SUN, Lei
Title: COLORED LIGHTWEIGHT ANIMAL LITTER
Abstract:
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods of producing an absorbent composition and an absorbent composition. The absorbent composition may be used as an animal litter, but it is not limited to this use. Embodiments encompass methods of forming an absorbent composition by applying an outer coating to a plurality of core particles such that the outer coating at least partially coats the surface of the core particles, thus forming composite particles. In preferred embodiments, the core particles are colored and the outer coating does not cover all of the surface of the core particles.