Link: United States Patent
Patent No: US 7,309,437 B2.
Date of Patent: Dec 18, 2007.
Inventor: Raul Cuero Rengifo, Cypress, TX (US).
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for the removal of toxic metals or radionuclides from source materials. Toxic metals may be removed from source materials using a clay, such as attapulgite or highly cationic bentonite, and chitin or chitosan.