Medical & Pharmaceutical
Activated Carbon has several applications in the healthcare field. Having been used as a poison antidote for more than a century, it is also used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, for process water purification and colour removal, in water purification for dialysis machines, and in wound dressings and ostomy bag filters. number of applications pertaining to its use in both medical and pharmaceutical fields.
The key parameters here for carbons used in these fields are purity and performance.
We can supply products meeting the requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) for medical use, or for use in dietary supplements. We also supply tightly specified, high purity powders for incorporation into felt filters, as well as carbon felt products which can be utilised in wound dressings. Our water treatment carbons are used in high purity applications including for dialysis machines.
In the production of pharmaceutical products, Eurocarb’s products are involved in the removal of odour and colour components, proteins and other compounds during the production process.
- Dialysis / Blood cleaning
- Wound odour removal
- Decolourisation of pharmaceuticals
- Emergency poison antidote