|Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Solutions Remove Toxic Substances from Potable Water|
HYDRODARCO® 4000 and NORIT® GAC 400
Over the past decade, there has been growing concern over these two
environmental contaminants that have been used to manufacture a wide
variety of consumer goods such as non-stick cookware, waxy food
packaging, and stain resistant carpets and fabrics. While consumer
products and food are a large source of exposure, drinking
water is becoming of greater concern as these chemicals can
contaminate water supplies. Once in the environment, these chemicals are
persistent, toxic and pose risks to human health. As such, the
Cabot’s activated carbon solutions remove natural and synthetic organic
pollutants from surface and groundwater sources. Unlike other types of
activated carbon, HYDRODARCO 4000 and
“Our activated carbon products play an important role in helping public
water systems provide potable water that is clean and safe to drink. Our
research and development studies have shown that HYDRODARCO 4000
activated carbon delivers superior performance compared to other
coal-based and coconut-based activated carbons in groundwater and can
help public water utilities meet the recommended EPA Health Advisory
Limit for PFOA and PFOS,” said
To learn more about how Cabot’s portfolio of high performance activated carbon products are addressing today’s pollution control and recovery needs, please visit WEFTEC 2017 booth 837.
ABOUT CABOT NORIT ACTIVATED CARBON
Cabot is a global leader in the research, development, manufacturing and sale of high-performing activated carbon used in a growing range of environmental, health, safety and industrial applications. Our activated carbon products effectively remove pollutants, contaminants and other impurities from water, air, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and more. These products are also used as colorants, carriers and catalysts in industrial processes. In addition to our over 150 activated carbon formulations, we also provide activated carbon solutions through on-site equipment and services, including activated carbon injection systems, mobile water filter units and carbon reactivation services.
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