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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 Water Filtration Pitcher - Bella Model OB44

Manufactured by
Brita LP
System type
Rated lifespan
40 gallons
Filter technology
GAC/ion exchange

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 12-2126
California certifies this filter reduces: Zinc, Mercury (total inorganic), Copper, Chlorine, Cadmium (total), .
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: Cadmium; Chlorine; Copper; Mercury; Taste/Odor; Zinc


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Water filter type
Filter technology
Certified to reduce

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Updated March 28, 2013

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