NYSDEC to Leverage HYDRODARCO® 4000 Activated Carbon to Remove Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Contamination from Drinking Water
Groundwater testing for toxic manufacturing chemicals, including PFOA, was recently conducted in
“Cabot Norit Activated Carbon is a technology leader in global water purification, and our HYDRODARCO 4000 activated carbon is optimized to remove PFOA more efficiently and effectively than other activated carbons available today,” said
PFOA and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), the two most commonly recognized types of perfluoroalkyl substances, are manmade compounds used in a variety of products such as plastics, firefighting foams, water resistant fabrics and grease resistant coatings. Once in the environment, these chemicals are persistent, toxic and pose risks to human health. Recently, the
ABOUT CABOT NORIT ACTIVATED CARBON
Cabot Norit Activated Carbon 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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