Guide to TwinTec Drinking Water Filter Removal Rates


Please Note: Because contaminants in the water vary, percentages are not given.

Removal Factor
Equivalent Removal
 0  No Removal
 1  Poor Removal
 2  Fair - Limited Removal
 3  Good Removal
 4  Very Good Removal
 5  Excellent Removal

Chemical / Taste Removal Factor
Chemical / Taste Removal Factor
Alcohols 4
Lead 3
Acetaldehyde 4
Lime 0
Acetone 4
Mercaptans 4
Actic Acid 3
Metal Salts 1
Alkalinity 1
Methyl Acetate 4
Amines 3
Methyl Alcohol 4
Ammonia 1
Methyl Bromide 5
AmyI Acetate 5
Methyl Chloride 4
Antifreeze 4
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 5
Arsenic 1
Naphtha 5
Ayl Acohol 5
Nitrates 0
Benzene 5
Nitric Acid 3
Bleach 1
Nitrobenzene 5
Bopron 1
Nitrottouene 5
Butyl Acetate 5
Odors (General) 5
Butyl Alcohol 5
Oil-Dissolved 5
Calcium Hypochlorite 5
Oil-Suspended 2
Carbon Dioxide 0
Organic Acxida 4
Chesol 5
Organic Esters 5
Chloral 5
Organic Salts 4
Chloramlne 4
Oxalic Acid 5
Chlorine 5
Oxygen 5
Chlorobenzene 5
Ozone 4
Chloroform 5
PCB's 5
Chloropheenol 5
Percipitated Iron 2
Chlorophyll 4
Percipitated Sulphur 2
Citric Acid 4
Pesticides 5
Defoliants 5
Phenol 5
Detergents 3
Phosphates 0
Diesel Fuel 5
Plastic Taste 5
Dyes 5
Platiing Wastes 3
Emulsion 2
Potassium Permanganate 4
Ethyl Acetate 5
Proionaldehyde 3
Ethyl Acrylate 5
Propioic Acid 4
Ethyl Alcohol 4
Propyl Alcohol 4
Ethyl Amine 4
Propyl Cetate 4
Ethyl Chloride 4
Propyl Chloride 4
Ethyl Ether 4
Radon 4
Fertilizers 1
Rubber Hose Taste 5
Fluorides 2
Sea Water 1
Formaldehyde 2
Sediment 2
Gasoline 5
Soap 3
Glycols 5
Sodium Hypochlorite 5
Hardness 0
Soluble Iron 2
Heavy Metals 3
Solvents 4
Herbicides 5
Sulfuric Acid 1
Hydogen Chlloride 1
Sulphonated Oils 4
Hydrogen Bromide 2
Suspended Matter 2
Hydrogen Flyoride 1
Tannins 4
Hydrogen Iodide 2
Tar Emulsion 4
Hydrogen Peroxide 5
Tartaric Acid 4
Hydrogen Selenide 3
Taste (Dl Water) 4
Hydrogen Sulfide 3
Taste (From Organics) 4
Hypochlorous Acid 5
Terpentine 5
Inorganic Acids 1
THM's 5
Inorganic Chemicals 1
Toluene 5
Insecticides 5
Toluidine 5
Iodine 5
Trichlorethylene 5
Isopropyl Acetate 5
Urine 2
Isopropyl Alcohol 5
Vinegar 3
Ketones 5
Xanthophyll 4
Lactic Acid 4
Xylene 5