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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

Mavea Elemaris XL (Black, White, Red, Blue, Purple, Smokey Black, Green & Orange)

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System type
Rated lifespan
40 gallons
Filter technology
GAC/ion exchange

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 09-1975
California certifies this filter reduces: Tetrachloroethylene, Simazine, Mercury (total inorganic), Copper, Cadmium (total), Benzene, Atrazine.
Notes: Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality, without adequate disinfection before or after the system.

Not Certified by NSF


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Updated March 28, 2013

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