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EWG’s UPDATED Water Filter Buying Guide

EWG’s UPDATED Water Filter Buying Guide

Find the right filter for your water – and budget
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

EWG's Water Filter Buying Guide

How to choose a filter system that meets your needs

Applica Clear2O CWS100A

Manufactured by
Applica
Cost
$27.67
System type
Pitcher
Rated lifespan
50 gallons
Filter technology
carbon block

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 06-1791
California certifies this filter reduces: Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Toxaphene, MTBE, Mercury (total inorganic), Lead (total), Cysts/Bacteria, Cadmium (total), Asbestos.
Notes: Do not use where water is microbiologically unsafe or with water of unknown quality, except that systems certified for cyst reduction may be used on disinfected waters that may contain filterable cysts.

Not Certified by NSF

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Updated March 28, 2013

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