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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

Whirlpool P1WG2L

Manufactured by
System type
In Line Refrigerator
Rated lifespan
200 gallons
Filter technology
carbon block

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 08-1895
California certifies this filter reduces: Toxaphene, o-Dichlorobenzene, Mercury (total inorganic), Lead (total), Chlorine, Benzene, .
Notes: Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality, without adequate disinfection before or after the system.

NSF Certification

NSF certifies that this filter reduces: Benzene; Chlorine; Lead; Mercury; Nominal Particulate Class 1; O-Dichlorobenzene; Taste/Odor; Toxaphene


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Updated March 28, 2013

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