Brita Water Filtration System, Pitcher, Classic Model

1 filter/1 pitcher. 6 cups (1 cup = 8 oz glass of filtered water) capacity. World's no. 1 brand of water filtration. Healthier, great-tasting water. Certified to reduce lead, mercury, chlorine (taste and odor) and more. Better for the environment - no bottle to throw away. Additional Uses: cooking; infant formula; coffee, tea & juices; ice cubes; refillable water bottle; pets. The contaminants or other substances removed by this water treatment device are not necessarily in all users' water. Important Notice: Please read the Performance Data Sheet enclosed in the box for complete details. 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 (see table below). 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 at represented. Replace filter every 40 gallons (about 2 months for the average family). See User's Guide for details). 2 months or 40 gallons. 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. Source: Corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits. Potential Health Effects: Infants and children: delays in physical or mental development. Adults: kidney problems, high blood pressure. Chemical: Copper. Source: Corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits. Potential Health Effects: Short-term: gastrointestinal distress. Long-term: liver or kidney damage. Chemical: Mercury. Source: Erosion of natural deposits, runoff from landfills and cropland. Potential Health Effects: Kidney damage. Chemical: Cadmium. Source: Corrosion of galvanized pipes, runoff from waste batteries and paints. Potential Health Effects: Kidney damage. Chemical: Benzene. Source: Discharge from factories, leaching from gas storage tanks and landfills. Potential Health Effects: Anemia, decrease in blood platelets, increased risk of cancer. Source: U.S. EPA, Office of Groundwater and Drinking Water, February 2008. History: In 1966, Heinz Hankammer had an idea ahead of its time: to create healthier, great-lasting 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. Pitcher made in China. Filter assembled in Canada.