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Discrete absorbant particles, useful for example as an animal litter, are produced by joining together layers of formed paper pulp, the layers being compressed together in such a way as to remain together under normal use conditions, prior to immersion in water, but so as to wholly or partially separate upon immersion in water, so that the particles are easily flushed down a toilet after use. The product also has uses other than for animal litter, such as in floor sweeping, as a mulch, packing, or otherwise.

Title
Particulate paper product, especially for use as animal litter
Application Number
463100
Publication Number
4619862
Application Date
April 5, 1983
Publication Date
October 28, 1986
Inventor
Russell L Johnson
Weyauwega
WI, US
Robert C Sokolowski
Menasha
WI, US
Agent
Jeremiah J Duggan
Donald L Traut
Gregory E Croft
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Corporation
WI, US
IPC
B32B 23/00
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