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What is Pentachlorophenol, and how does it enter the water supply? (Source: US EPA)

"Pentachlorophenol is a white organic solid with needle-like crystals and a phenolic odor. The major source of pentachlorophenol in drinking water is discharge from wood-preserving factories."

How can Pentachlorophenol affect my health? (Source: US EPA)

"Some people who drink water containing pentachlorophenol well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience problems with their liver or kidneys and may have an increased risk of getting cancer."

Can Aquagear remove Pentachlorophenol from my drinking water? (Source: Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner)

Yes, Aquagear water filters remove up to 99.96% of Pentachlorophenol.

Remove Pentachlorophenol with the Aquagear Water Filtration Pitcher today!