What substances does ShowerPro filter?Updated 5 months ago
Substance Description of what is being filtered
Organoleptics parameters (taste, colour and odor)
The unpleasant taste or smell of water is generally caused by Chlorine, its by-products and organic contaminants. 95% or more is removed.
Chlorine and Chloramine
Chlorine is added to disinfect tap water from harmful viruses and bacteria. Measured in free chlorine after filtering. 95% or more is removed.
Testing includes Total Trihalomethanes and Total Trichloroethylene. Clorine by-products include over 100 substances incl 32 known chlorine by-products (VOCs) such as THMs identified as potentially cancerous. 95% or more is removed.
Occur naturally in trace amounts in water, from industrial waste or from pipe corrosion. Testing includes lead, zinc, manganese, barium and other heavy metals. 80% or more is removed.
Testing based on total pesticides. A total of 14 listed pesticides including Chlordane, Heptachlor, and Lindane are removed by 95% or more
Testing based on total herbicides. A total of 12 listed herbicides including 2,4-D and Atrazine are removed by 95% or more
Reducing limescale from forming in kettles, coffee makers, sinks and glasses after filtration 80% or more is inhibited.
Turbidity is a measure of the degree to which the water loses its transparency due to the presence of suspended particulates. 90% or more is removed.
The filtration is an effective water treatment to reduce or remove water pathogens such as Legionella pneumophila. However, TAPP 1s is not certified for bacteria removal. 90% or more is removed.
Total Suspended Solids (TSS)
Testing of dry-weight of suspended particles that are not dissolved after filtration. 90% or more is removed.