MSR Emergency Home Water Filtration System 6008-270

MSR Emergency Home Water Filtration System

6008-270
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Description

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Clean water is important when disaster strikes. This home water filtration system attaches to most standard spigots and uses a two-stage filter to provide safe and taste-free water on demand. Add it to your emergency kit in case of compromised water systems, disasters or boil orders.

  • Fast-flow hollow fibre technology uses polymer fibres remove particulate and pathogens.
  • Activated carbon reduces chemicals and tastes.
  • Threaded adapter fits most spigots, sinks and water barrels.
  • Packaging is hermetically sealed for safe, long-term storage.
  • Nominal 1000L filter life is for clear water.

Tech specs

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Weight 100g
Ideal for Emergency preparedness
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 1.5L/min
Dimensions 19 x 4.2cm
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.

1000L
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.

0.2microns
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 USA