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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

PUR 2-Stage CR-6000C

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System type
Rated lifespan
40 gallons
Filter technology

California Department of Public Health Certification

Certification number: 06-1789
California certifies this filter reduces: Zinc, Tetrachloroethylene, Simazine, Mercury (total inorganic), Copper, Chlorine, Carbon tetrachloride, Cadmium (total), Benzene, Atrazine, 2,4-D, .
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: 2, 4-D; Atrazine; Benzene; Cadmium; Carbon Tetrachloride; Chlorine; Copper; Mercury; Nominal Particulate Class 1; Simazine; Tetrachloroethylene; Zinc


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Updated March 28, 2013

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