The Best Chromium 6 Filter for Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water
MultiPure MP750 Plus RO is one of the best chromium filter options for reducing chromium-6 or hexavalent chromium in drinking water. Chromium can get into drinking water from steel and pulp mills, and erosion of natural deposits of chromium-3. While they are found naturally in rocks, plants, soil, volcanic dust, humans & animals. This harmful metal can be released to the water and soil via leakage, poor storage, or improper disposal practices.
Multipure Aquaversa Model MP750 Drinking Water System With Inline Connecting Hardware
Tested & Certified by NSF for reduction of cancer-causing chemicals including chromium-6 chromium-6, hexavalent chromium. This product is ideal for home use. Easy to install, under the sink works best. The slight downside there is no faucet included. That, however, is easily fixed, just get a new faucet.
EPA sets a safe level or Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 0.1 mg/L or 100 parts per billion (ppb). Any concentration over the MCL could cause an allergic dermatitis reaction in some people who drink water contaminated with total chromium over many years. The problem is a higher concentration of this cancer-causing chemical has been found in some major municipal drinking water supplies. A recent laboratory testing by Environmental Working Group (EWG) detected hexavalent chromium (contamination level as high as 12.9 mg/l) in tap water from 31 of 35 American cities. EPA is currently re-evaluating the existing drinking water standards for chromium-6 based on the EWG findings. A good effective chromium filter for your home reduces the level down to a safe and healthy level.
How to Filter Chromium-6 From Drinking Water
EPA recommends that “if a consumer is concerned about chromium in their water, then they can consider installing a home treatment unit that has been certified to remove chromium +6 (hexavalent chromium).” According to the agency, the best and effective methods to filter chromium-6 from drinking water to a safe level include “coagulation/filtration, ion exchange, lime softening, or reverse osmosis.” Multi-Pure has one of the best reverse osmosis systems on the market. And the MultiPure MP750 RO’s unique combination of the NSF-certified carbon block filtration plus reverse osmosis is highly effective in removing up to 99.99% of the cancer-causing hexavalent chromium from drinking water. In addition to the ability to filter hexavalent chromium from drinking water, this Multi-Pure MP750 Plus RO is the only device certified under NSF/ANSI Standards 42, 53, and 58 for effectively filtering: Nitrates/Nitrate, Arsenic V, Chloramine, PCBs, Toxaphene, Chlordane, Lead, Mercury, and other harmful chemicals in drinking water.
However, if you are looking for a cheaper way to remove the contamination, ZeroWater has the only certified pitcher filter to reduce hexavalent chromium from drinking water.
Another option is the Aquagear Water Filter Pitcher & Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Filters which are some other cost effective products.
Multipure Genuine CB6 Replacement Filter
Don’t forget to keep a spare filter on the self. The Multipure Genuine CB6 Replacement Filter is good for approx 700 – 750 gallons. This means you’ve got great tasting water and a spare means you’ll not be stuck waiting for delivery. Suggested life of these once fitted, is a year. This is based on 4 people living in the house. Click here to order your Multipure Genuine CB6 Replacement Filter, for quick delivery.
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