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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

1,2,3-Trichloropropane, we filter that. 1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE is a synthetic chemical that is also known as allyl trichloride, glycerol trichlorohydrin, and trichlorohydrin. It is a colorless, heavy liquid with a sweet but strong odor. It evaporates very quickly and small amounts dissolve in...
% Removal 97.4% - 99.82%

1,2-Dichloropropane (DCP)

1,2-Dichloropropane, we filter that. 1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE (1,2-DCP) is an organic chemical used in the manufacture of unleaded gasoline, as well as a solvent for fats, oils, resins, waxes, and rubber, as an insecticide fumigant on grain and soil. It is also used...
% Removal 99.4% - 99%

1,3-Butadiene

1,3-Butadiene, we filter that. 1,3-BUTADIENE is an organic compound. It is a colorless gas that is easily condensed to a liquid. It is important industrially as a monomer in the production of synthetic rubber. The molecule can be viewed as...
% Removal 98% - 99.8%

1,3-Dichloropropene, 1,3-Dichloropropane and Dichloropropenes

Dichloropropenes, we filter that. DICHLOROPROPENES are a group of volatile organic chemicals. 1,3-Dichloropropene is a broad-spectrum soil fumigant (and the most common and most studied of the Dichloropropenes) used primarily for nematode control on crops grown in sandy soils. 2,3-Dichloropropene is...
% Removal 94.3% - 99.8%

1,4-Dioxane

1,4-Dioxane, we filter that. 1,4-DIOXANE is a volatile organic compound, classified as an ether. It is a colorless liquid with a faint sweet odor similar to that of diethyl ether. The compound is often called simply dioxane because the other...
% Removal 99.58% - 99.82%

1-2-Dichloroethane

1,2-Dichloroethane, we filter that. 1,2-DICHLOROETHANE (1,2-DCA) is a colorless, greasy, organic liquid with a sweet, chloroform like odor. This contaminant was mostly used in making chemicals involved in plastics, rubber and synthetic textile fibers. Production of 1,2-dichloroethane was 18 billion lbs....
% Removal 95% - 99.5%

2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)

2,4-D, we filter that. 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) is an herbicide used to control weeds in crop such as broad-leafed weeds. It is also used to control aquatic weeds. It has been widely used since its introduction in the late 1940s....
% Removal 98% - 99.98%

Alachlor

Alachlor, we filter that. ALACHLOR (also known by many trade names, notably Lasso® and Bullet®) is an organic chemical used as an herbicide to control grasses and broadleaf weeds in corn and other row crops, including cotton, brassicas (cabbages, broccoli,...
% Removal 98% - 99.9%

Aldrin and Dieldrin

Dieldrin, we filter that. DIELDRIN is an insecticide and a breakdown product of another insecticide called Aldrin. Dieldrin and aldrin were widely used on crops like cotton and corn from the 1950s to 1970. The U.S. Department of Agriculture cancelledall uses...
% Removal 99.8%

Algae & Cyanobacteria (Blue-green Algae)

Cyanobacteria, we filter that. CYANOBACTERIA, formerly referred to as blue-green algae, are found naturally in lakes, rivers, ponds and other surface waters. When certain conditions exist, such as in warm water containing an abundance of nutrients, they can rapidly form...
% Removal 99.9999%

Aluminum

Aluminum, we filter that. ALUMINUM is an extremely abundant heavy metal in the earth’s crust and is often found in the form of silicates such as feldspar. The oxide of aluminum known as bauxite provides a convenient source of uncontaminated ore....
% Removal 76.7% - 99.5%

Ametryn

Ametryn, we filter that. AMETRYN is an herbicide used in farming to control broad-leaf and grassy weeds on corn, popcorn, pineapple and sugarcane crops. It was first registered for use in the early 1960's on sugarcane fields, but is now...
% Removal 99.98%

Arsenic

Arsenic, we filter that. ARSENIC is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33. Arsenic occurs in many minerals, usually in combination with sulfur and metals, but also as a pure elemental crystal. Arsenic is a metalloid and...
% Removal 82.5% - 95%

Asbestos

Asbestos, we filter that. ASBESTOS is actually a general term used to describe six separate fibrous materials. All have separable long fibers that are strong and flexible. Asbestos forms the basis of more than 3,000 separate products. For example, brake pads,...
% Removal 99%

Atrazine

Atrazine, we filter that. ATRAZINE is the common name for an herbicide that is widely used to kill weeds & grass. It is used mostly on farms around the United States. Pure atrazine is an odorless, white powder-is not very volatile,...
% Removal 97% - 99.9%

Bacillus Thuringiensis & Cry Toxins

Bacillus thuringiensis, we filter that. BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS (or Bt) is a soil-dwelling bacterium, commonly used as a biological pesticide. They form a crystal protein (also known as a cry protein) that is toxic to certain insect species, including beetles, flies, mosquitoes,...
% Removal 99%

Barium

Barium, we filter that. BARIUM is a divalent cation and alkaline earth metal that can be found in naturally occurring mineral deposits. The most common ores are found in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, and Tennessee. In 2010, 670...
% Removal 84.55% - 92.7%

Bentazon (Bentazone)

Bentazon, we filter that. BENTAZON (also known as bentazone) is an herbicide used on corn, cereal, pea, mint, rice, soy and succulent lima bean crops. It is mobile in soil (especially in areas with high rainfall levels), degrades slowly in the...
% Removal 99.7% - 100%

Benzene

Benzene, we filter that. BENZENE, sometimes called benzol, is a colorless liquid with a sweet smell. Benzene evaporates into air quickly and dissolves slightly in water. Benzene was first discovered and isolated from coal tar in the 1800s. Today, benzene...
% Removal 99.4% - 99%

Beryllium

Beryllium, we filter that. BERYLLIUM is an inorganic metal used in the weapons, aerospace and nuclear industries, and to make metal alloys for nuclear reactors, electronic equipment and microwave ovens. It enters surface and ground water naturally through the weathering of...
% Removal 98% - 99.25%

Bisphenol A (BPA)

BPA, we filter that. BISPHENOL A - is commonly called BPA is chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. BPA is an organic synthetic compound with the chemical formula (CH3) 2C...
% Removal 98.9% - 100%

Bromides and Bromine

Bromine, we filter that. BROMINE is a chemical element of the halogen group, which includes fluorine, chlorine, iodine and astatine. Bromide is an anion of bromine, commonly found in trace amounts as salt in sea-water, along with sodium chloride (common table...
% Removal 98% - 99.9%

Bromochloroacetic Acid

Bromochloroacetic acid, we filter that. BROMOCHLOROACETIC ACID is formed in drinking water as a by product during the disinfection of water by chlorine in the presence of organic matter and bromide. The highest concentrations of bromochloroacetic acid were observed in drinking...
% Removal 99.42% - 99.99%

Bromodichloromethane

Bromodichloromethane, we filter that. BROMODICHLOROMETHANE is a colorless, nonflammable liquid. Small amounts are formed naturally by algae in the oceans. Some of it will dissolve in water, but it readily evaporates into air. Only small quantities of bromodichloromethane are produced in...
% Removal 95% - 99.9%

Bromoform

Bromoform, we filter that. BROMOFORM (also known as tribromomethane) is a colorless to yellow, heavy, nonburnable liquids with a sweetish odor. This chemical is a possible contaminants of drinking water that has been chlorinated to kill bacteria and viruses that could...
% Removal 99.26% - 99.99%

Cadmium

Cadmium, we filter that. CADMIUM is a soft, bluish-white metal usually associated with zinc. It's used in the manufacture of batteries, electronics and nuclear reactors. It's plated onto steel to prevent corrosion, and two of its compounds (cadmium sulfide and cadmium...
% Removal 96.7%

Carbofuran

Carbofuran, we filter that. CARBOFURAN is considered so toxic that it was banned in 2009. Carbofuran is primarily used for the control of insects in the farmlands, mites in dogs and cats, and nematodes in animals. Carbofuran is an odorless cholinesterase...
% Removal 99% - 99.9%

Carbon Tetrachloride

Carbon tetrachloride, we filter that. CARBON TETRACHLORIDE, a volatile carcinogenic solvent, has been used in industrial chemical production and as a dry cleaning ingredient. Carbon tetrachloride is no longer permitted in products intended for home use in the United States....
% Removal 98% - 99.8%

Chloramine

Chloramines, we filter that. CHLORAMINES are disinfectants used to treat tap water to make it safe fro drinking. They are most commonly formed when ammonia is added to chlorine to treat drinking water. They also provide longer lasting disinfection as the...
% Removal 90.61% - 98.89%

Chlordane

Chlordane, we filter that. CHLORDANE is a man made chemical that was used as a pesticide in the United States from 1948 to 1988, although its use is now restricted in the United States to fire ant control in power transformers....
% Removal 99.8%

Chlorine

Chlorine, we filter that. CHLORINE, element No. 17 on the Periodic Table of Elements, has multiple applications. It is used to sterilize drinking water and to disinfect swimming pools, and it is used in the manufacturing of a number of...
% Removal 95.5% - 99.1%

Chlorobenzene

Chlorobenzene, we filter that. CHLOROBENZENE (or monochlorobenzene) is a colorless organic liquid used in the manufacture of insecticides, dyes, de-greasing agents, adhesives, drugs, rubber, paints, dry cleaning chemicals, and as a fiber swelling agent in textile processing. Human exposure to chlorobenzene...
% Removal 99% - 99.4%

Chlorodibromomethane

Chlorodibromomethane, we filter that. CHLORODIBROMOMETHANE (also called Dibromochloromethane) is a colorless to yellow, heavy, nonburnable liquid with a sweetish odor. This chemical is a possible contaminant of drinking water that has been chlorinated to kill bacteria and viruses that could cause...
% Removal 95% - 99.9%

Chloroform

Chloroform, we filter that. CHLOROFORM is also known as trichloromethane or methyltrichloride. It is a colorless liquid with a pleasant, nonirritating odor and a slightly sweet taste. Most of the chloroform found in the environment comes from industry. It will...
% Removal 77% - 98.7%

Chloropicrin

Chloropicrin, we filter that. CHLOROPICRIN in the past was used as a chemical weapon, utilized mostly by the Germans in WWI. Since then, Chloropicrin has been used as a reagent in the synthesis of organic chemicals, in the manufacture of methyl...
% Removal 99%

Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos, we filter that. CHLORPYRIFOS is a broad-spectrum, chlorinated organophosphate insecticide, acaricide and nematicide. Chlorpyrifos is used on food production and feed crops, cattle ear tags, golf course turf, industrial plants and vehicles, non-structural wood treatments including processed wood products, fence...
% Removal 99.18% - 99.25%

Chromium 6 (Hexavalent)

Chromium 6 (Hexavalent), we filter that. HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM (chromium (VI), Cr (VI), chromium-6) refers to chemical compounds that contain the element chromium in the +6 oxidation state. Additional hexavalent chromium compounds are chromium trioxide and various salts of chromate and dichromate....
% Removal 85.4% - 99.2%

Copper

Copper, we filter that. COPPER is a metal that occurs naturally in rock, soil, plants, animals, and water. Since copper is easily shaped or molded, it is commonly used to make electrical wiring, and household plumbing materials. Copper may be...
% Removal 50% - 98.9%

Corrosion

Many older homes (and some newer) have pipes, solders and/or plumbing fixtures made from copper, lead or other metals. Corrosive water may dissolve some of these metals to create both aesthetic as well as health related problems in drinking water....

Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium, we filter that. CRYPTOSPORIDIUM is found in every part of the United States and throughout the world. Millions of Cryptosporidium can be released in a bowel movement from an infected human or animal. Cryptosporidium may be found in water sources...
% Removal 99.9999%

Cyanazine

Cyanazine, we filter that. CYANAZINE is a pesticide that was mainly used on corn and other vegetable crops in the midwestern United States. Cyanazine (formerly marketed under the name Bladex) was banned in 2002. Cyanazine is persistent in water and along...
% Removal 99.8% - 99.98%

DBCP (1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane)

DBCP, we filter that. DBCP (1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane) is a soil fumigant used to control nematodes in a wide range of plant and vegetable crops in North America. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it's used to treat soil for “cucumbers, summer...
% Removal 99%

DDT (Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane)

Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, we filter that. DICHLORODIPHENYLTRICHLOROETHANE (DDT) is an insecticide that was widely used from early 1940 through the late 1960s, until being banned due to environmental concerns in the early 1970s. The chemical is well-known because of Rachel Carson's 1962 book...
% Removal 99.8% - 99.98%

Dibromoacetic acid

Dibromoacetic acid, we filter that. DIBROMOACETIC ACID (a member of the Haloacetic acids) is formed as a by product during the disinfection of drinking water by chlorine when there is bromide and organic matter present in the water. Dibromoacetic acid has...
% Removal 99.99%

Dibromochloromethane

Dibromochloromethane, we filter that. DIBROMOCHLOROMETHANE (also called Chlorodibromomethane) is a colorless to yellow, heavy, nonburnable liquid with a sweetish odor. This chemical is a possible contaminant of drinking water that has been chlorinated to kill bacteria and viruses that could cause...
% Removal 95% - 99.9%

Dichloroacetic Acid

Dichloroacetic Acid, we filter that. DICHLOROACETIC ACID is a chemical compound which is an analog of acetic acid. It is also known as Bichloroacetic acid. Dichloroacetic Acid is one of the five haloacetic acids and a member of the chloroacetic acids...
% Removal 99%

Fluoride

Fluoride, we filter that. Fluoride, the 13th most abundant element on the earth's crust, is a chemical ion of the element fluorine. Fluoride has one extra electron that gives it a negative charge. Fluoride is found naturally in soil, water,...
% Removal 68% - 97.88%

Giardia

Giardia, we filter that. GIARDIA infection is an intestinal infection marked by abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea, toilet hugging and bouts of watery diarrhea. Giardia infection is caused by a microscopic parasite that is found worldwide, especially in areas with poor...
% Removal 99.9999%

Haloacetic acids (HAAs)

Haloacetic acids (HAAs), we filter that. HALOACETIC ACIDS (HAAs) are a type of chlorination disinfection by-product that are formed when the chlorine used to disinfect drinking water reacts with naturally occurring organic matter in water. Haloacetic acids and Haloacetonitriles (HANs)...
% Removal 96% - 99.99%

Hormones

Hormones, we filter that. HORMONES (4-androstene-3, 17-dione, testosterone, progesterone and estrone) are naturally occurring elements found in the human body. 4-androstene-3 is also commonly used as an anabolic steroid and dietary supplement by humans and ends up in our water...
% Removal 91.3% - 99%

Lead

A naturally occurring element found in small amounts in the earth’s crust, lead has some beneficial uses, but it can be toxic to humans and animals, causing adverse health effects.
% Removal 98.48% - 99.94%

Manganese

Manganese, we filter that.  MANGANESE is a naturally-occurring element that can be found ubiquitously in the air, soil, and water. Manganese is an essential nutrient for humans and animals. Adverse health effects can be caused by inadequate intake or over...
% Removal 99.10% - 99.6%

Mercury

Mercury, we filter that. MERCURY is a silvery room-temperature heavy metal and a chemical element. Mercury is found in natural ores deposits and manufactured devices such as barometers, thermometers, dry-cell batteries, switches, fluorescent light bulbs, and other various electronics. Elemental...
% Removal 91.80% - 98.39%

Microplastics & Microbeads

Microplastics, we filter that. MICROPLASTICS come from a variety of industrial and waste sources, including from larger plastic debris that degrades into smaller and smaller pieces. In addition, microbeads, a type of microplastic, are very tiny pieces of manufactured polyethylene...
% Removal 99.25% - 99.8%

Nitrate

Nitrate, we filter that. NITRATE is one of the most common groundwater contaminants in rural areas. It is regulated in drinking water primarily because excess levels can cause methemoglobinemia, or "blue baby" disease. Although nitrate levels that affect infants do...
% Removal 88.2%

PFC (PFOA & PFOS)

PFCs, we filter that.  PFC is the name given to the broad family of products called per-fluorinated compounds. PFOS and PFOA (C8) belong to that family. PFOS and PFOA are therefore both PFCs. The difference between family members is primarily...
% Removal 95% - 99.6%

Pesticides / Herbicides

Pesticides / Herbicides, we filter that. PESTICIDES / HERBICIDES are a composite term that includes all chemicals that are used to kill or control pests. In agriculture, this includes herbicides (weeds), insecticides (insects), fungicides (fungi), nematocides (nematodes), and rodenticides (vertebrate poisons). The...
% Removal 91.8% - 99.8%

Radiation

Radiation, we filter that. RADIOLOGICAL WATER CONTAMINANTS, also known as radionuclides, occur naturally in very small amounts in the soil in some locations in the world, but effluent from nuclear power plants and some medical facilities represent a much larger...
% Removal 99.7% - 99.92%

Rotavirus

Rotavirus, we filter that. ROTAVIRUSES are wheel-shaped (“rota-“) viruses that cause intestinal illnesses and are the most common cause of severe diarrhea among infants and children. Before introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in 2006, about 55,000 to 70,000 children were...
% Removal 99.99%

Simzine

Simzine, we filter that. SIMZINE is a selective triazine herbicide and products containing simzine must bear the signal word "Caution". It is used by farms to control broad leaved weeds and annual grasses in field, berry fruit, vegetable and ornamental...
% Removal 99.8%

Strontium

Strontium, we filter that. STRONTIUM is a soft, silvery metal with a number of uses: it blocks X-rays emitted by TV picture tubes; it causes paint to glow in the dark; and it is responsible for the brilliant reds in fireworks....
% Removal 99.73% - 99.96%

Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene)

Tetrachloroethylene, we filter that. TETACHLOROETHYLENE (PCE) is a colorless organic liquid with a mild, chloroform-like odor. Its greatest use is in the textile industry, and as a component of aerosol dry-cleaning products. Filter Removal Rates Pure Filter: >99.4% Nano Filter: >99.4%...
% Removal 99.4% - 99%

Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs), we filter that. TRIHALOMETHANES (TTHMs or THMs) are chemical compounds in which three of the four hydrogen atoms of methane (CH4) are replaced by halogen atoms. Many trihalomethanes find uses in industry as solvents or refrigerants. Trihalomethanes...
% Removal 95% - 99.7%

Trace Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Trace Pharmaceuticals, we filter that. TRACE PHARMACEUTICALS are sometimes called microconstituents or emerging contaminants. They are products that enter the water supply through animal-based agricultural runoff or from human sources. A high percentage of pharmaceuticals in wastewater enter the water...
% Removal 90% - 95.4%

Trichloroacetic Acid

  Trichloroacetic Acid, we filter that. TRICHLOROACETIC ACID is widely used in biochemistry for the precipitation of macromolecules, such as proteins, DNA, and RNA. TCA and DCA are both used in cosmetic treatments (such as chemical peels and tattoo removal) and...
% Removal 99.99%

Trichloroethylene

Trichloroethylenes, we filter that. TRICHLOROETHYLENE (Trichloroethene) is a clear, volatile liquid. Liquid trichloroethylene evaporates quickly into the air. It is nonflammable and has a sweet odor. The two major uses of trichloroethylene are as a solvent to remove grease from metal...
% Removal 99% - 99.7%

Xylenes in Tap Water

Xylenes, we filter that. XYLENES are chemical solvents used in industrial and consumer products, such as cleaning agents and paint thinners. Xylenes are known to cause nervous system damage and may harm developing fetuses. Xylenes are clear liquids with generally...
% Removal 99% - 99.8%

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