Brita Water Filtration Pitcher Standard
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Capacity: 6 - 8 oz Glasses of filtered water. Guaranteed to make your water taste better. Certified to reduce Chlorine (taste and odor), Mercury, 98% Lead and more. 1 Pitcher. 1 Filter. Brita Water is Better Water: Brita is the World's No. 1 Brand of household water filtration. Our advanced technologies turn ordinary tap water into healthier, great-tasting drinking water. Brita reduces lead, benzene, mercury, chlorine (taste and odor) and more. The Amazing Brita Filter: The Brita Filter's activated carbon and ion exchange resin work together to filter your water so you get healthier, great-tasting drinking water. Fresher Filter = Fresher Water: For optimum performance, change your filter every two months or 40 gallons. Brita Is a Great Value: Brita filters your own tap water giving you healthier, great-tasting drinking water at a fraction of the cost of bottled water. Additional Uses: Brita water makes: Great-tasting hot and cold beverages; Better ice cubes; High-quality water for women during pregnancy; High-quality water infant formula for babies. The Brita Water Filtration Pitcher is NSF and Water Quality Association certified to reduce the following harmful contaminants that may be in your tap water. Chemical: Lead - Source: Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits - Potential Health Effects: Infants and children: Delays in physical or mental development. Adults: Kidney problems; high blood pressure. 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. Chemical: Benzene - Source: Discharge from factories; leaching from gas storage tanks and landfills - Potential Health Effects: Anemia; decrease in blood platelets, increased risk of cancer. Source: U.S. EPA, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, October 2005. The Brita filter keeps a healthy level of fluoride, a water additive that promotes strong teeth. Applies to fluoridated municipal tap water. The Brita Pitcher Filter (Model No. OB03) has been tested and certified by NSF International in all Brita pitchers and dispensers and water cooler filtration systems against: NSF/ANSI Standard No. 53 Health Effects - Reduction of: Lead; Copper; Mercury; Cadmium; Benzene; Toluene; Tetrachloroethylene. NSF/ANSI Standard No. 42 Aesthetic Effects - Reduction of: Chlorine; Taste & odor; Zinc. (Independently NSF Certified.) NSF International is the nation's leading testing authority for water filtration products. The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this water treatment device are not necessarily in all users' water. The Water Quality Association (WQA) is the oldest independent 3rd party water testing and certification authority. Please read the performance data sheet enclosed in the box for complete details on this model number. Limited warranty to consumers, Good Housekeeping promises. Assembled in Canada.
Important Notice: Please read the Performance Data Sheet enclosed in the box. Model Number OB01/OB03. Filter replacement is essential for product to perform as represented. Replace filter every 40 gallons (about 2 months for the average family). Replace filter every 40 gallons (about 2 months for the average family). Water Coolers require 2 filters; Replace both filters every 80 gallons (about 4 months for the average family). See User's guide for details. Getting Started: See user's guide for detailed instructions. Wash your hands before unwrapping the filter. Pitchers/Dispensers: 1. Soak new filter. 2. Insert filter into reservoir. 3. Add cold tap water. It is normal for carbon dust to appear in your first 2 pitchers. Discard this water or use it to water plants. Water Coolers: 1. Soak new filters. 2. Insert filters into cooler. 3. Fill bottle with water. Discard four glasses from each tap after filters are replaced.
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 water.