USA PFAS and Lead Removal System

$95.00

The USA PFAS/PFOS and Lead system comes with all parts for a 30 minute install by the homeowner. There is no need for an additional water faucet, as it’s designed to hook up to your current kitchen faucet.

SKU: pfas-lead Category:

Description

The USA PFAS and Lead Removal System is a complete, packaged system, made in the USA, and is designed to treat your drinking water to remove 99% of the lead and has been tested to remove greater then 90% of PFAS/PFOS/PFOA in the water(testing is being done now to certify a higher limit). The system will remove dirt, rust, lead, chlorine, cysts, cryptosporidium, giardia parasites, and now PFAS/PFOS/PFOA.

Superior water filter cartridge that will remove lead, dirt, rust, chlorine, cysts, cryptosporidium, giardia, and many other contaminants, that is manufactured in Idaho
Metal mounting bracket, made in Michigan
Tubing, made in Michigan
Compression fittings, made in New York

Specs:

Uses Replacement Filter OMB978-1PB
Flow Rate: 2 gpm
Micron Rating: 0.5 Micron
Filter Dimentions: 2.5″ x 9.8″
Chlorine Reduction: > 95% for 10,000 Gallons
Lead Removal: > 99.3%

Are there health effects from PFAS?

There is evidence that exposure to PFAS can lead to adverse health outcomes in humans. If humans,  or animals, ingest PFAS (by eating or drinking food or water than contain PFAS), the PFAS are absorbed, and can accumulate in the body. PFAS stay in the human body for long periods of time. As a result, as people get exposed to PFAS from different sources over time, the level of PFAS in their bodies may increase to the point where they suffer from adverse health effects.

Studies indicate that PFOA and PFOS can cause reproductive and developmental, liver and kidney, and immunological effects in laboratory animals. Both chemicals have caused tumors in animal studies. The most consistent findings from human epidemiology studies are increased cholesterol levels among exposed populations, with more limited findings related to:

  • infant birth weights,
  • effects on the immune system,
  • cancer (for PFOA), and
  • thyroid hormone disruption (for PFOS

https://www.epa.gov/pfas/basic-information-pfas

https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/basic-information-about-lead-drinking-water#:~:text=Lead%20can%20enter%20drinking%20water,pipes%2C%20faucets%2C%20and%20fixtures.

Cyst, Cryptosporidium, Giardia Reduction: > 99.99%
Carbon Type: Carbon Block Coconut Shell

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 15 in

Source of Mercury

Mercury (Hg) is one of the least abundant elements in the earth’s crust. It exists in two forms, an inorganic salt or an organic compound (methyl mercury). Mercury detected in drinking water is of the inorganic type. Organic mercury inters the food chain through fish and comes primarily from industrial chemical manufacturing waste or from the leaching of coal ash. If inorganic mercury inters the body, it usually settles in the kidneys. Where as organic mercury attacks the central nervous system. The MCL (maximum contamination level) for mercury set by the US EPA is 0.002 mg/l.

Treatment of Mercury
Activated carbon filtration is very effective for the removal of mercury. Reverse osmosis will remove 95 – 97 00 of it.

Other contaminants
Borate (Boron)
Bromine (Bromide)
Carbon Tetrachloride
Chlorine
Color
Copper
Fluoride
Giardia Lamblia
Lead
Mercury
Odor
Organics
Pesticides
PFAS
Radon
Silver
SOC’s
Taste
THM’s
TOC
Turbidity
VOCs

Water treatment technologies that have been implemented, tested to show they are capable of removing PFAS from drinking water in your home – include Activated Carbon, reverse osmasis and ammonium exchange treatment

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