Unassociated Document
Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 18, 2009 (August 17, 2009)
Calgon Carbon Corporation 

 (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
P.O. Box 717
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (412) 787-6700
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8−K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2.):
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Item 3.02.  Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

On August 17, 2009, Calgon Carbon Corporation (the “Company”) completed an exchange with a prior holder of the Company’s issued and outstanding 5.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2036 (the “Notes”).  The exchange was exempt from registration under Section 3(a)(9) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.  In the exchange, the Company issued an aggregate of 1,176,470 newly issued shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01, in exchange for $6,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of Notes previously held by the exchanging holder.

On August 18, 2009, the Company issued a press release announcing this completed exchange.  The press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits


Press Release, dated August 18, 2009.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated:  August 18, 2009  CALGON CARBON CORPORATION  
/s/ Leroy M. Ball  
    Leroy M. Ball  
    Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer