Powdered Activated Carbon

Powdered Activated Carbon

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Activated Carbon Powder which is known for its high therapeutic effects is basically the charcoal powder form of coconut shell. This medicinal powder is effective in treating health complications caused by food poisoning, overdose of drug, acute diarrhea, several skin infections and nausea. Its external application helps to cure open injury, rashes and insect bites. It detoxifies skin and acts as a suitable eye washing element.

This powder is basically an effective adsorbing agent of activated charcoal and it tends to capture noticeable amount of toxic substances in gastro intestinal tract. It is also beneficial for treating several allergic conditions caused due to insect bites and exposure to specific plants.

It is produced from original shell obtained charcoal of coconut. When water based vapor is applied on this powder as part of steam activation process under maximum 1000 degree C, it tends to attain uniform micro porous pattern. Free from sand particles, this free flow powder is light in weight.

Technical Specifications:

Mean Particle Size:

8 - 15 microns

Phenazone Adsorption index

45% typical

Total Surface Area

1550 - 1600 m2/g

Iodine Number (mg/g)

1500 minimum

Moisture (as packed)

<1% typical

Acid Soluble Ash

1% typical