A unique, premium carbon filter removes 95% of mercury. It also reduces chlorine (taste and odor) and 96% of trace levels of pharmaceuticals, giving you clean, great-tasting water. Yet it still leaves behind beneficial fluoride.
How it works - Activated carbon is the not-so-secret ingredient to PUR water filters. The carbon absorbs organic compounds and pollutants. PUR activated carbon filters are made from coconut shells, which are "heat treated" with steam. This produces pores within each grain of carbon, creating tiny tunnels and spaces, 1,000 square meters of surface area per gram of carbon. 200,000 square feet of nooks and crannies to absorb and trap the contaminants in your tap water in each PUR faucet filter. 60 little grams of coconut removes 99.9% of microbial cysts, 99% of pharmaceuticals and lead, and 97% of the chlorine.
The PUR Pitcher Water Filter Replacement also offers these great benefits: