Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter Bottle

5021-490

Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter Bottle

5021-490
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Description

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A simple sports-bottle-style water filtration system. The 0.3-micron pleated glass-fibre microfilter and granular-activated carbon core meet EPA standards for removal of giardia and bacteria.

  • Simply fill bottle, squeeze, and sip.
  • Best for personal use rather than groups.
  • cartridge capacity is about 100L, depending on water quality.
  • Not effective against viruses.
  • 700ml capacity (after cartridge displacement).
  • Bottle height is 26.5cm.

Tech specs

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Filter type

Water can be treated using various types of filters, chemicals or non-chemical purification methods, or a combination. Filters on their own will not remove viruses as they are too small.

Glass-fibre filter w/carbon core
Dimensions 26.5cm
Cartridge life

The life of the filter cartridge is based on the quantity of water you can treat before the cartridge is no longer effective. This does not apply to battery operated or chemical filter systems.

100L
Filter size

A 0.5 micron or smaller filters protozoa and some large bacteria; 0.2 micron or smaller filters smaller bacteria such as campylobacter.

0.3microns
Effective against protozoa

Protozoa are larger than one micron and include cryptosporidium and giardia.

Yes
Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 1.0 micron size range, but they can be as small as 0.002 microns.

No
Effective against particulate

Particulate consists of very small bits and pieces such as dirt or bugs.

Yes
Effective against bacteria

Bacteria can cause illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery and are about 1.0 micron in size, although some can be as small as 0.2 microns.

Yes
Made in Switzerland