LifeStraw Mission Water Purifier 12L 5058-545

LifeStraw Mission Water Purifier 12L


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A good solution for producing clean water for a big group. As a gravity fed system, the Mission Purifier needs no pumping and has no moving parts that can break. Just fill the bag and hang it up to let the filter do its thing.

  • Flow-rate of 9-12 liters/hour
  • Treats up to 18,000L (varies with water quality).
  • Filters to 0.02 microns.
  • Removes up to 99.999% of waterborne bacteria and viruses, and up to 99.99% of waterborne protozoan cysts.
  • Integrated back-flushing bulb cleans the filter with 3 squeezes.
  • Lightweight roll-top bag is easy to fill and pack.
  • Included shoulder strap helps when carrying the full water bag, and doubles as a strap for hanging.
  • Do not allow the cartridge to freeze after initial use.
  • LifeStraw’s Follow the Liters program provides a child in a developing country safe drinking water for an entire school year with every LifeStraw product sold.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Travel
  • Backpacking
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.

Hollow fibre technology
Output 0.14L/min
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.

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.

Effective against protozoa

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

Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 0.1 micron size range, but they can be as small as 0.002 microns.

Effective against particulate

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

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.

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