Activated Carbon (Charcoal) Powder, Food Grade, Wood Based

A Popular Choice Of Adsorbent Material

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Why Buy Activated Carbon (Charcoal) Powder, Food Grade, Wood Based from Lab Alley

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  • Quality. Our curated products bottled in America match or exceed strict specifications.

About Activated Carbon (Charcoal) Powder, Food Grade, Wood Based

Activated charcoal is a popular choice of adsorbent material for physical separation of impurities thanks to its high surface area and reactivity. It can effectively remove a wide range of pollutants including pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals, phenols, and chlorinated hydrocarbons. The food grade status of this product ensures that it may safely come into contact with food products.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Water Filtration: Removes impurities, odors, and contaminants from drinking water, enhancing its quality and taste.
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics: Facial Masks and Cleansers: Used in skincare products, activated carbon helps draw out impurities, unclog pores, and detoxify the skin for a clearer complexion.
  • Food and Beverage Industry: Activated carbon is utilized in the food and beverage industry for decolorization, deodorization, and purification purposes. It is commonly used in the production of sugar, edible oils, alcoholic beverages, and water filtration systems.
  • Air Filtration: Activated carbon is utilized in air filters and purifiers to remove volatile organic compounds, odors, and harmful gases from indoor air. It is commonly used in industrial settings, vehicles, and home air purifiers.
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries: Activated carbon plays a crucial role in various chemical and pharmaceutical processes. It is used for decolorization, purification, and removal of impurities from chemicals, solvents, and pharmaceutical intermediates.
  • Gas and Vapor Treatment: Activated carbon is employed in gas masks and respirators to provide protection against toxic gases and vapors. It adsorbs and traps harmful chemicals, preventing them from being inhaled.


    Chemistry Table

    Acticarbone, Actidose, Activated carbon, Activated charcoal, Activated Charcoal Norit, Adsorba, Adsorbit
    Food Grade

    Activated Carbon (Charcoal) Powder, Food Grade, Wood Based Specifications

    Adsorptive Power To Pass Test
    Reaction To Pass Test
    Residue on Ignition 4.0%
    Acid-Soluble Substances 3.5%
    Alcohol-Soluble Substances 0.2%
    Uncarbonized Constituents To Pass Test
    Chloride (Cl) 0.02%
    Sulfate (SO4) 0.15%
    Sulfide To Pass Test

    Safety and Shipping Information

    Buy food grade activated carbon charcoal powder from We offer sizes 100g to 25kg. For bulk orders, please call Lab Alley customer service, 512-668-9918 or email us, We ship within 1-2 business days in the US and Canada.

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    Questions & Answers

    • What's mesh size?

      U.S. Standard Sieve Size
      Larger than No.325, Max. (ASTM D-2862) 9.78%
      Smaller than No.325, Max. (ASTM D-2862) 90.22%

    • Does this charcoal contain coconut, I've bought "wood based" from elsewhere and it was still coconut based

      It is not coconut based. It is sourced from wood saw dust.
      See the Statement of Source as below:

    • Can this be used internally to detoxify the bodies organs?

      We donot have information on this. 
      Thank you.