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EWG’s UPDATED Water Filter Buying Guide

Find the right filter for your water – and budget

EWG’s UPDATED Water Filter Buying Guide

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

EWG’s UPDATED Water Filter Buying Guide

Find the right filter for your water – and budget

EWG's Water Filter Buying Guide

How to choose a filter system that meets your needs

Brita LP Faucet Filtration System FF-100

Manufactured by
Brita LP
System type
Faucet Mounted
Rated lifespan
100 gallons
Filter technology
carbon block

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 98-1352
California certifies this filter reduces: Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Trichloroethylene, Toxaphene, Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs), Toluene, Tetrachloroethylene, Styrene, Simazine, o-Dichlorobenzene, Monochlorobenzene (Chlorobenzene), Methoxychlor, Lindane, Lead (total), Ethylbenzene, Endrin, Cysts/Bacteria, Chlorine, Chlordane, Carbon tetrachloride, Carbofuran, Benzene, Atrazine, Asbestos, Alachlor (Lasso), 2,4-D, .
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; Asbestos; Alachlor; Atrazine; Benzene; Carbofuran; Carbon Tetrachloride; Chlorine; Chlordane; Cyst; Endrin; Ethylbenzene; Lead; Lindane; Methoxychlor; Monochlorobenzene; 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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