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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

Kenmore P1KB2

Manufactured by
Sears, Roebuck and Company
System type
In Line Refrigerator
Rated lifespan
200 gallons
Filter technology
carbon block

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 08-1919
California certifies this filter reduces: Toxaphene, Tetrachloroethylene, Styrene, o-Dichlorobenzene, Monochlorobenzene (Chlorobenzene), Mercury (total inorganic), Lindane, Lead (total), Ethylbenzene, Endrin, Cysts/Bacteria, Chlorine, Benzene, Atrazine, Asbestos, Alachlor (Lasso), .
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: Asbestos; Alachlor; Atrazine; Benzene; Chlorine; Chlorobenzene; Cyst; Endrin; Ethylbenzene; Lead; Lindane; Mercury; Nominal Particulate Class 1; O-Dichlorobenzene; Styrene; Taste/Odor; Tetrachloroethylene; Toxaphene; Turbidity


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Updated March 28, 2013

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