[Carus] The brand name for an air-filter medium. Carusorb is a purple disk that contains a mixture of activated alumina and potassium permanganate. It absorbs and oxidizes organic gas phase contaminants, such as formaldehyde and acetic acid.
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- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997