Berkey® - Specifications of Black Berkey® elements

Specially formulated to treat more than 200 typical contaminants found in tap water and other freshwater sources. Our unique black Berkey® elements are made from an exclusive mixture of media and are supported by independent third -party tests. The reference in terms of gravity water filtration, the authentic Black Berkey® elements are capable of a greater reduction in contaminants and a lifespan longer than almost all other filtering elements on the market.

The Black Berkey ® Element formulation has been tested by accredited third -party laboratories to exceed the NSF/ANSI 53 standard.

Contaminants eliminated or reduced:

  • Trihalomethanes
  • Inorganic minerals
  • Heavy metals (high and low pH)
  • Contaminant pharmaceutical drugs
  • Volatile (VOC) pesticides and organic compounds (COV)
  • And many others

Contaminants eliminated or reduced:

Category Contaminants
Trihalomethanes Bromodichloromethane, bromoform, chloroform, dibromochloromethane
Inorganic minerals Chloramine, chloride, residual chlorine (Total residual chlorine), free chlorine
Heavy metals (high and low pH) Aluminum, antimony, barium, beryllium, bismuth, cadmium, cobalt, chrome, chrome 6, copper, iron, lead, mercury, molybdène, nickel, vanadium, zinc
Contaminant pharmaceutical drugs Acetaminophen, caffeine, carbamazepine, ciprofloxacin HCL, erythromycin USP, sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprime, bisphenol a, diclofenac sodique, 4-para-noylphenol, 4-ter-octylphenol, pridestrone, gemfibrozil, iBuprofene dique, triclosan
Volatile (VOC) pesticides and organic compounds (COV) See it List of filtered elements 

Contaminants also deleted or reduced:

  • Arsenic
  • Fluorer
  • Manganese
  • Mbas
  • PCB
  • Petroleum products (petrol, diesel, crude oil, kerosene, mineral essences, refined oil)
  • Selenium
  • Thallium
  • Rust
  • Silt
  • Sediment
  • Turbidity
  • Unpleasant tastes and odors
`` Note: The list of pesticides and organic compounds is too extensive to include here. Instead, a placeholder comment has been added in the table. If you have the complete list, you can insert it in the appropriate position within the table.