Water Filtration Data: KDF 85, KDF 55 and Carbon

The following table specifies what contaminants WaterMan R indicates the KDF or CARBON removes better than 50% when contamination is 2 times the amount allowed. E indicates the pollutant is eliminated more than 90%

 KDF 85 for well waterKDF 55 for home whole houseActivated CarbonCombined effect of KDF and carbon
METALS (SOLUBLE SALTS)
AluminumRRNOR
ArsenicRRNOR
BariumEENOE
CadmiumEENOE
ChromiumEENOE
CopperEENOE
IronEENOE
LeadEENOE
ManganeseEENOE
MercuryEENOE
NickelEENOE
SilverEENOE
ZincEENOE
NitratesERNOR
OXIDIZING AGENTS
ChlorineEEEE
ChloraminesRRRR
ChromatesNONOEE
PermanganateNONOEE
RADIO NUCLEI
RadonNONOEE
RadiumEERE
StroniumEERE
UraniumEERE
OTHER POLLUTANTS
CyanideNONORR
SulfidesEERR
TasteRREE
OdorRREE
ORGANICS
BenzeneNONORR
Carbon TetrachlorideNONOEE
ChlorophenolRREE
Dichloro BenzeneRREE
Dichloro Ethylene/PropheneEENOE
Ethyl BenzeneNONORR
Ethylene DibromideNONOEE
HerbicidesRREE
PesticidesRREE
PCBSRREE
PhenoliesRREE
THMNONOEE
TrichlorethaneNONOEE
TrichororethyleneNONOEE
Vinly ChlorideNONOEE
XylenesNONOEE
AlgaeRRNO at 5 micronR
CystsRRNO at 5 micronR
SporesRRNO at 5 micronR
BIOLOGICAL
AlgaeRRNO at 5 micronR
CystsRRNO at 5 micronR
SporesRRNO at 5 micronR

Table obtained from Nontoxic.com.