- What it filters
What it filters
Your Brita® Faucet water filter helps filter out and reduce the amount of Chlorine, Copper, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury—all of which may be found in tap water.In addition, it removes the microbes, Cryptosporidium and Giardia, and reduces the chemicals Atrazine, Lindane, Benzene, Trichloroethylene and Asbestos.
How Do I Prepare And Change The Filter In My Brita® Products?
Just a few simple steps and you're on your way to enjoying healthier, great-tasting water with your Brita® Pitcher, Dispenser, Faucet System or Bottle – no filter soaking needed!
Brita Pitcher and Dispenser Filters (no need to soak)
- Flush Brita® filter with cold water for 15 seconds.
- Insert filter into reservoir by lining up groove in filter with notch in reservoir (you’ll notice that one is longer than the other. Press firmly to ensure a tight seal.
- Add cold tap water. Discard your first 3 pitchers of filter water, or use this water for plants. It is normal for carbon dust to appear in your first fillings.
- Replace filter every 40 gallons or two months.
Brita® Bottle Filters (no need to soak)
- Remove filter from filter housing.
- Push new filter firmly into housing.
- Unscrew cap and fill bottle with cold tap water. Tighten cap firmly.
- Squeeze one full bottle of water through the filter to activate before use.
- Rinse filter under running water for 15 seconds.
- Place new filter into housing and press down firmly until filter is flush with straw.
- Align lid and straw in unlocked position, then rotate straw to lock.
- Wash hands with soap and water, then remove Brita® filter from bag.
- Flush Brita® Faucet system for 5 minutes to activate the filter and remove any carbon dust.
- The 100-gallon Brita® filter life begins after the flushing process.
What Is The Shelf Life Of The Brita® Filter?
The shelf life of an unused, packaged filter is indefinite. Filters should be kept in the sealed Brita® bag and stored in a cool, dry place until you’re ready to use them.
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Features You'll Love
- 100-gallon water filter life
- Attaches to your faucet in minutes; no tools required
- Convenient filter indicator
- Replace every 100 gl or approx 4 months
- Wallet-friendly price
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How to Change the Filter on Your Brita Everyday Pitcher
Remove old filter with easy-grip handle, then flush the new Brita filter with cold water for 15 seconds.
Insert the Brita filter into the reservoir, lining up the notch in the Brita pitcher with the groove in the filter.
Press firmly to ensure a tight seal. After changing the filter, fill the reservoir with cold tap water, and either discard the first three pitchers or use them to water plants.