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Filtration

What is being filtered
out of your drinking water

What is being filtered:

What is being filtered out of your drinking water with activated carbon block and ultra membrane 

We provide the latest generation coconut-based active carbon block and ultra membrane water filter cartridges, delivering eco-friendly water filtration with exceptional filtration capabilities and extended durability.

Outlined below is a summary of the impurities that can be effectively filtered or greatly reduced from your drinking water.

PFAS

PFAS, PFOS, and PFNA are among the biggest threats to drinking water and a threat that has become very real in recent years, as more extensive testing of drinking water has shown how widespread PFAS substances, actually are in the drinking water. PFAS is associated with the risk of various types of cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, neurological issues such as developmental delays and ADHD, as well as the ability to lose weight.

Pharmaceutical residues

Drugs and medication residues are a growing problem and drugs are found in drinking water more and more often. The precise effect of long-term exposure to a cocktail of pharmaceutical residues is still a subject of ongoing research.

Pesticides

Pesticide residues are found in drinking water all over Europe and the US, and is a problem that is here to stay. Especially drinking water from ground water is found to contain pesticides. Pesticides have been linked to various health issues, including neurological disorders, reproductive problems, and certain forms of cancer.

Heavy metals

Heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, nickel, mercury, copper, chromium, zinc, and lead, which can come from a wide range of sources, including old water pipes, pose a health risk even in very small quantities.

Chlorine and chlorine by-products

When chlorine is added to water, it reacts with existing organic compounds, resulting in the formation of disinfection byproducts (DBPs), most notably trihalomethanes (THMs). This goes for both drinking water and especially when showering in heated chlorine steams. Chlorine by-products are linked to several forms of cancer.

What exactly is being filtered:

Organic Solvent/ Organic Contaminant/ Alcohol

+95% filtering:


Di-n-butyl phthalate

1,2-dichlorobenzene

1,3-dichlorobenzene

2-Methyl benzenamine

1,4-Dichlorobenzene

Methylnaphthalene

Biphenyl

p-chlorocresol

2-methylbutane

2,2-bipyridine

2,5-dichlorophenol

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

3,6-dichlorophenol

Naphthalene

Nitrobenzene

m-nitrophenol

p-Bromophenol

Diethyl phthalate

o-Nitrophenol

Butylbenzene

2,4-dinitrocresol

p-nitrophenol

2,4-dinitrotoluene

2,6-dinitrotoluene

Chlorobenzene

4-chloro-2-nitrotoluene

Ethylbenzene

2-chlorophenol

Chlorotoluene

Chrysene

Hexane

1,3,5-trimethylbenzene

m-Cresol

m-xylene

Isooctane

xylene

Cyclohexane

p-xylene

2,4-Xylenol

70-95% filtering:

Aniline

Dibromo-3-chloropropane

1-Pentanol

Benzene

Phenol

Benzyl alcohol

1,1-dichloroethylene

Phenylalanine

Benzoic acid

cis-1,2-dichloroethylene

o-phthalic acid

Bis(2-chloroethyl)ether

trans-1,2-dichloroethylene

Styrene

1,2-dichloropropane

Ethylene

Toluene

Hydroquinone

1-Chloropropane

4-methylbenzenamine

Vinyl acetate

Other (inorganic compounds)

+95% filtering:

Calcium hypochlorite

Ozone

Chlorine

chlorine by-products

Chlorine dioxide

Microplastics

70-95% filtering:

PFAS

PFOA

PFNA

PFOS

50-70% filtering:

Nitrate

Limescale

Commercial/common nomenclature for the previously mentioned chemical contaminants

Acetaldehyde
Petrol

BPA

THMs

HAAs
Acetic acid
Glycol
Acetone
Herbicides
Activated sludge wastewater
Hydrogen sulfide
Air purifying scrubbing solutions
Hypochlorous acid
Alcohol
Insecticides
Amines
Iodine
Ammonia
Isopropyl acetate and alcohol
Amyl acetate and alcohol
Ketones
Antifreeze
Lactic acid
petrol
Mercaptans
Biochemical agents
Methyl acetate and alcohol
Bleach solutions
Methyl ethyl ketone
Butyl acetate and alcohol
Naphtha
Calcium hypochlorite
Nitrobenzene
Can and drum washing
Nitrotoluene
Chemical tank wash water
Odors
Chloral
Organic compounds
Chloramine
Phenol
Chlorine
Potassium permanganate
Chlorobenzene
Sodium hypochlorite
Chlorophenol
Solvents
Chlorophyll
Sulfonated oils
Cresol
Taste (organic)
Dairy process wash water
Toluene
Decomposed organic matter
Trichlorethylene
Defoilants
Drainage water with trickling filter
Cleaning products
Turpentine
Dissolved oil
Vinegar
Dyes
Well water
Ethyl acetate and alcohol
Xylene

Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs)

+95% filtering:


Bromodichloromethane

Tetrachlorethylene

Dibromochloromethane

70-95% filtering:

Bromodichloromethane

1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane

Bromo form

Carbon tetrachloride

1,1,1-trichloroethane

Trichlorethylene

Herbicides

+95% filtering:


2,4-D

Deisopropylatrazine

Linuron

Alachlor

Desethylatrazine

Mecoprop

Atrazine

Metazachlor

Bentazone

Monuron

Bromacil

2,4-dichlorophenoxy

Diuron

Propazine

Simazine

Terbutryn

Triclopyr

Cyanazine

Isoproturon

70-95% filtering:

Chlorotoluron

Heavy metals:

70-95% filtering:

Lead

Zinc
Manganese
Barium
Copper
Mercury

Lithium

Pesticides and insecticides

+95% filtering:


Malathion

Aldrin

Demeton-O

MCPA

The anthracene

Azinphos-ethyl

Dieldrin

Carbofuran

Parathion

Pentachlorophenol

Endosulfan

Endrin

Hexachlorobenzene

Hexachlorobutadiene

Isodrine

DDT

Lindane

Pharmaceuticals:

+95% filtration of many drug residues, including:

 

Atenolol

Carbamazepine

Estrone

Meprobamate

Trimethoprim

UF Pro membrane filter

Our UF Pro ultra membrane cartridge will in addition filter the following up to 100%:

Legionella Pneumophila
Legionella spp. 
Escherichia coli (E-coli) 
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 
Amoeba associated bacteria 
Fungi 
Mycobacterium 
Vibrio cholera 
Stretococci
Cryptosporidium
Cysts
Giardia
Staphylococcus Brevundimonas
Kaolin
Polymerized latex

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