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USP Food Grade Charcoal Powder made from Virgin Coconut Shell. Often used in making Charcoal Capsules and Tablets.

The M-28 USP grade charcoal powder is made from virgin coconut shell. It has Mean Particle Diameter of 28 microns. It has a very slight grit and has a higher density than the COCONUT ULTRA FINE powder. It is Micro-pourous in its application.
Typical SURFACE AREA - 1,350m2/gm (See Technical Data)
M-28 USP Grade Coconut Activated Charcoal Powder is a Food Grade steam activated charcoal made from coconut shell. It is used in a variety of applications including food, and health and beauty products. It is often used to make charcoal capsules and tablets. It can be mixed with thickening agents to make jels and skin creams, and taken internally for various health conditions.
Approx. 28 lbs/ cu. ft.
M-28 USP Coconut Activated Charcoal Powder (PAC)
M-28 USP is made from coconut shell through carbonization and steam activation under stringent quality control. M-28 USP is finely milled from acid-washed and water-washed activated charcoal particles thus reducing impurities and soluble ash. It offers a unique particle size distribution with a typical Mean Particle Diameter of 28 microns. It is NSF-42 certified. It is also USP grade.

  • High adsorption capacity and efficiency
  • Cost effective and economical to use
  • Highly developed pore structure


 Particle size (microns)

 Total Surface Area  1450 m2/g minimum
Iodine Number (mg/g) 1320 minimum
Moisture 4% maximum as packed
Apparent Density (g/cc) 0.44 - 0.48 typical [ 28 lbs/cu ft]
pH  7-9 typical


All test methods are per ASTM protocol.

M28-USP complies with the U.S. Food Chemicals Codex specifications as described in “Food Chemicals Codex” 4th Edition, National Academy of Science, Washington, D.C., 1996, pp. 85-86

This information has been gathered from the manufacturer and test data, and is assumed to be accurate and reliable.

Charcoal House LLC only warrants that this product will meet the above described published specifications and makes no other warranties of any kind either expressed or implied including but not limited to fitness for a particular purpose or application. Buyer assumes all liability and risk that may arise from the use of this product.