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Contaminants Multi-Pure Removes

What specific contaminants are Multi-Pure Drinking Water Systems certified by NSF to reduce?

NSF® has tested and certified Multi-Pure® Drinking Water Systems to reduce the contaminants listed below to within the limitations set by the established standards (note that the maximum rate of reduction that NSF® will certify is 99%).

Contaminants limits set by NSF/ANSI Standard 42 (Aesthetic Effects):

  • Chloramine
  • Chlorine
  • Particulate matter, Class I (0.5 to < 1 micron)

Contaminants limits set by NSF/ANSI Standard 53 (Health Effects):

  • Arsenic V (only the Multi-Pure® MP880 series and MP750PlusRO systems are certified to reduce Arsenic V)
  • Asbestos
  • Chlordane
  • Cyst (Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba, Toxoplasma)
  • Lead (pH 6.5, pH 8.5)
  • Mercury (pH 6.5, pH 8.5)
  • MTBE
  • PCB (Polychlorinated biphenyls)
  • Toxaphene
  • Turbidity
  • VOC (Volatile Organic Chemicals):
    • Alachlor
    • Atrazine
    • Benzene
    • Carbofuran
    • Carbon Tetrachloride
    • Chlorobenzene
    • Chloropicrin
    • 2,4-D
    • Dibromochloropropane
    • o-Dichlorobenzene
    • p-Dichlorobenzene
    • 1,2-Dichloroethane
    • 1,1-Dichloroethylene
    • cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene
    • trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene
    • 1,2 Dichloropropane
    • cis-1,3-Dichloropropylene
    • Dinoseb
    • Endrin
    • Ethylbenzene
    • Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)
    • Haloacetonitriles (HAN):
      • Bromochloroacetonitrile
      • Dibromoacetonitrile
      • Dichloroacetonitrile
      • Trichloroacetonitrile
    • Haloketones (HK):
      • 1,1-dichloro-2-propanone
      • 1,1,1-trichloro-2-propanone
    • Heptachlor
    • Heptachlor Epoxide
    • Hexachlorobutadiene
    • Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
    • Lindane
    • Methoxychlor
    • Pentachlorophenol
    • Simazine
    • Styrene
    • 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
    • Tetrachloroethylene
    • Toluene
    • 2,4,5-TP (Silvex)
    • Tribromoacetic acid
    • 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
    • 1,1,1-Trichloroethane
    • 1,1,2-Trichloroethane
    • Trichloroethylene
    • Trihalomethanes (TTHM):
      • Chloroform (surrogate chemical)
      • Bromoform
      • Bromodichloromethane
      • Dibromochloromethane
    • Xylenes (total)