Brita Pitcher Basic Water Filtration System, 5 Cups
Healthier, great-tasting water for over 20 years. Sticker filter indicator. Slim model. 1 pitcher; 1 filter. Better for the environment - no bottles to throw away. Reduces chloride (taste and odor), mercury, copper and more. Capacity 5 cups (1 cup = 8 oz glass of filtered water). Filter for good. Make a difference with Brita. At Brita, we believe that small changes make a big difference. That's why we founded the Filter For Good campaign to spread the word about choices individuals can make to do a world of good for themselves, their communities and the environment. One small step is to hydrate with Brita filtered water in a reusable bottle instead of bottled water. You'll get great-tasting water with less waste while saving money. Better water, less waste. The Brita Filter's activated carbon and ion exchange resin work together to transform ordinary tap water into healthier, great-tasting drinking water. Reduces harmful contaminants (see side panel). Keeps a healthy level of fluoride, a water additive that promotes strong teeth (applies to fluoridated municipal tap water). Better for the environment and for your wallet: One Brita pitcher filter can replace as many as 300 standard 16.9 oz. plastic water bottles. Fresh filter = fresher water. Replace filter every 40 gallons (about 2 months for the average family). (Filter replacement is essential for product to perform as represented). Certification: The Brita Water Filtration Pitcher reduces the following harmful contaminants that may be in your tap water. Chemical: Copper: Source - Corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits. Potential Health Effects - Short-term: gastrointestinal distress; Long-term: liver or kidney damage. Chemical: Mercury: Source - Erosion of natural deposits, runoff from landfills and cropland. Potential Health Effects - Kidney damage. Chemical: Cadmium: Source - Corrosion of galvanized pipes, runoff from waste batteries and paints. Potential Health Effects - Kidney damage. Source: US EPA, Office of Groundwater and Drinking Water, July 2010. The Brita Water Filtration Pitcher reduces the following substances that may be in your tap water. Chlorine (taste and odor); Zinc (metallic taste). The Brita Pitcher Filter (Model No. OB03) has been tested and certified by NSF International in all Brita pitchers and dispensers against NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of the claims specified on the Performance Data Sheet. The Brita Pitcher has been tested and certified by the WQA against NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of the claims specified on the performance Data Sheet. Model number OB11/OB03. Pitcher made in China. Filter made in Canada.
Easy to use (See user's guide for detailed instructions. It is normal for carbon dust to appear in your first two pitchers. Discard this water or use it to water plants. For best results, store the Brita" pitcher in your refrigerator or out of direct sunlight): 1. Soak new filter - 15 min. 2. Insert filter into reservoir. 3. Add cold tap water. 4. Replace filter every 40 gallons or two months. Additional Uses: cooking; infant formula; coffee, tea & juices; ice cubes; refillable water bottle; pets. The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this water treatment device are not necessarily in all users' water. Important Notice: Please read the Performance Data Sheet enclosed in the box for complete details. The Brita Pitcher Filter is not intended to purify water. Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after the system. Individuals requiring water of special microbiological purity should follow the advice of their doctor or local health officials regarding the use and consumption of their tap water and Brita filtered water. Box Tops for Education is a registered trademark of General Mills, used with permission.