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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

PuR Mineralclear Faucet Mount (FM-9700B)

Manufactured by
Kaz
Cost
$32.88
System type
Faucet Mounted
Rated lifespan
100 gallons
Filter technology
mechanical

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 09-2006
California certifies this filter reduces: Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Trichloroethylene, Toxaphene, Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs), Toluene, Tetrachloroethylene, Styrene, Simazine, o-Dichlorobenzene, MTBE, Monochlorobenzene (Chlorobenzene), Methoxychlor, Mercury (total inorganic), Lindane, Lead (total), Heptachlor epoxide, Ethylbenzene, Endrin, Cysts/Bacteria, Chlorine, Chlordane, Carbon tetrachloride, Carbofuran, Benzene, Atrazine, Asbestos, 2,4-D, 2,4,5-TP (Silvex), .
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.

NSF Certification

NSF certifies that this filter reduces: 2, 4-D; 2,4,5-TP (Silvex); Asbestos; Atrazine; Benzene; Carbofuran; Carbon Tetrachloride; Chlorine; Chlordane; Chlorobenzene; Cyst; Endrin; Ethylbenzene; Heptachlor Epoxide; Lead; Lindane; Mercury; Methoxychlor; MTBE; Nominal Particulate Class 1; O-Dichlorobenzene; Simazine; Styrene; Taste/Odor; Tetrachloroethylene; Trichloroethylene (TCE); Toxaphene; Toluene; TTHM; Turbidity; VOC

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Updated March 28, 2013

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