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Community water treatment facilities are ineffective against most micropollutants.


Municipal water treatment plants that supply tap water to over 85% of the U.S. population, are not designed to remove most micropollutants. As a result, many consumers have lost confidence in the safety of their drinking water and are resorting to in-home water filtration systems or simply using bottled water as their primary source of drinking water.

Responding to the threat of micropollutants presents a major challenge to municipalities responsible for providing safe drinking water to the communities they serve.
Clear water does not mean clean water. We can no longer take safe drinking water for granted.

A new class of hazardous contaminants called micropollutants are degrading drinking water systems throughout the U.S and the world.

Classified as “micropollutants” because of their extremely low concentrations in water (one millionth of a gram or less per liter of water), they include pesticides, pharmaceuticals, hormones, and industrial chemicals. A growing number, including perfluorinated compounds (PFOA, PFOS), are linked to various cancers, brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems and endocrine disorders.
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Derived from corn, our HACP adsorbents use a renewable resource to remove pollutants from the environment.
Our adsorbents are ustainably made from corn-based sugar molecules called “cyclodextrins,” and selectively target micropollutants at concentrations below one part per billion. Unlike activated carbon (AC), our adsorbents resists fouling by inert materials in water, and offer instant uptake capability with low dosage requirements. These unique features make CycloPure adsorbents ideally suited for use in industrial, municipal, and consumer flow-through water treatment systems that serve businesses, communities and households.

The novelty of adsorbent technology is to organize naturally “sticky” cyclodextrins into highly adsorbent networks, with porous, crosslinked pathways through which thousands of micropollutants are adsorbed within 0.78 nanometer cyclodextrin cups. The crosslinked pathways provide additional affinity for more rapid attraction of pollutants, and can be tuned to target specific contaminants through modification of the monomer to have greater association with the chemical properties of the contaminant.
Organic micropollutants such as industrial chemicals, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals contaminate much of the world's drinking water. At CycloPure, we used advanced material sciences to develop our line of powerful, high-affinity cyclodextrin polymer (HACP) adsorbents that safely and rapidly remove thousands of hazardous micropollutants from water.
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