Brita Pitcher Water Filtration System, Classic Model

Capacity of 6 cups (1 cup = 8 oz glass of filtered water). Healthier, great-tasting water. Tested and certified under industry standards. Water quality. Certified to reduce chlorine (taste and odor), mercury, lead and more. Additional uses: cooking; infant formula; coffee, tea & juices; ice cubes; sports bottle; and pets. The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this water treatment device are not necessarily in all users' water. 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. Brita water is better water. Brita is the World's No. 1 Brand of household water filtration. Our advanced technologies transform ordinary tap water into healthier, great-tasting drinking water. The Brita Filter is certified to reduce harmful contaminants. Certified water filtration system. The Brita Filter's activated carbon and ion exchange resin work together to filter your water so you get healthier, great-tasting water. Great-tasting drinking water at a fraction of the cost of bottled water. The Brita Filter keeps a healthy level of fluoride, a water additive that promotes strong teeth (applies to fluoridated municipal tap water). Replace filter every 2 months or 40 gallons. (Filter replacement is essential for product to perform as represented. Replace filter every 40 gallons (about 2 months for the average family). Certification. The Brita Water Filtration Pitcher is Water Quality Association certified to reduce the following harmful contaminants that may be in your tap water. Chemical lead: Sourced from corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits: Effects - infants and children: delays in physical or mental development. Adults: kidney problems, high blood pressure. Chemical copper: Sourced from corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits: Effects - short-term: gastrointestinal distress. Long-term: liver or kidney damage. Chemical mercury: Sourced from erosion of natural deposits, runoff from landfills and cropland: Effects - kidney disease. Chemical cadmium: Sourced from corrosion of galvanized pipes, runoff from waste batteries and plants: Effects - kidney damage. Chemical benzene: Sourced from discharge from factories, leaching from gas storage tanks and landfills: Effects - anemia, decrease in blood platelets, increased risk of cancer. 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. History: In 1966, Heinz Hankammer had an idea ahead of his time: to create healthier, great-tasting drinking water. To make his dream a reality, he invented the Brita water filter - and named it after his daughter. His inspiring vision made it possible for people around the world to dramatically improve the quality of their tap water. What started as a small family business based on a simple idea is now the world's No. 1 brand of household water filtration. Our family of pitchers and faucet filtration systems is designed with you and your family in mind - to bring you healthier, cleaner, great-tasting water straight from the tap, right at home. Better for the environment - no bottles to throw away. Free Nalgene bottle (14 oz). World No. 1 brand water filtration.