The purchase of a high-end, high-quality
Solid Block Activated
filtration system is a lifetime investment in your health and the health of your family.
Advantages of choosing a high-end Multipure
filtration system over other
The Multipure MP750SB was the
highest rated under-counter filter by Consumer
Reports in February, 2012 and in 2013. The Multipure 750 series was also awarded the Consumer Digest Best Buy over
AQ-4000, Brita AquaView System, Quixtar eSpring,
Hydrotech AQ4V, Kenmore 38460, American Plumberz WRP-3500, and others.
||You will purchase a product that you
can trust to significantly reduce harmful contaminants in
the water you and your family will drink and use for
cooking for many years. You will purchase the best-value, most
effective system available.
||A cheap, $15 - $30 pitcher or
faucet-mount filter with limited effectiveness will actually
cost as much or more than a high-end filtration system after
a few years because of the relatively low treatment volume
and high cost of
replacement filters. So you can eventually pay more for a
less effective product as shown in the comparison
A high-end water filtration system is much less expensive than bottled water, much less hassle, and in most cases the
quality and taste of the filtered water are just as good or better than bottled water. You can fill your own 25 oz. water bottle for
less than $0.03.
Although SBAC filters do not treat all possible
drinking water problems, Multipure SBAC filtration
systems are an excellent solution for the majority of people who drink municipal
water (and many who use water from private wells) and want to ensure that their
drinking water is safe and good tasting. Review the list below
of the contaminants that Multipure
water filters are certified to reduce to see if they
will work in your situation.
If your unfiltered water has a salty, metallic or bitter taste or smells
like fish or sewage,
read this to
help understand your options.
this description of the Multipure SBAC filter technology.
of Multipure SBAC
||The best certified
contaminant reduction of the filtration systems reviewed by NSF
International (see below,
The strongest filter housing (heavy gauge stainless steel for most
models). This sets it apart from the majority of other filtration systems on the market
that use plastic filter or thin metal housings which can crack and leak after a few years of service, or the plastic threads on
the filter housings can strip over time as cartridges are replaced.
||Among the longest warranties
(a lifetime warranty for the housing and 1 year for faucet/hoses).
||A company that has been a
leader in the innovation and manufacture of high-quality SBAC filtration systems
since 1970. Multipure will "be there" when
you need to replace your filter cartridge over the next 40+ years. Multipure still provides cartridges for 40 year-old housings.
My family and I have used the Multipure under-counter MP750SB SBAC filtration
system since 1996, and it has provided excellent service, great
tasting water, and peace of mind since the day we installed it.
||Multipure pioneered the solid block,
activated carbon filtration system in 1970. Since then they have continually refined their filters to
significantly reduce the widest range of contaminants that a solid block activated carbon filter is capable of treating.
years, Multipure has been the leader in developing filters
that meet evolving treatment needs, contaminant concerns and certification standards. For example:
in 2002 Multipure
was the first company to have its filters certified to
significantly reduce the gasoline additive, MTBE, and the commonly used
In 2003 Multipure was the first company with a filter line (the 880 series)
certified to significantly reduce arsenic V.
In addition, out of all the hundreds of companies
manufacturing filters over the years, Multipure
SBAC filters have been the first that were
certified to significantly reduce lead, asbestos, cysts, toxaphene, chlordane, and PCBs as those standards were
developed. Additional Company
Product Certification enables you, the consumer, to be confident that the
advertising materials you read are accurate and that the certified product you
purchase will perform as advertised.
International, is an independent organization that has provided certification
for a variety of products for many
International Certifications Directory - Enter
"multi" (without the quotes) into the box requesting the manufacturer
name then click the 'Search by Manufacturer' button to view
Multipure listings for both Standard 042 (Aesthetic Effects ) and Standard
053 (Health Effects). Scroll down a bit until you see CB6 listed
under "Replacement Element". NSF provides a description of the
contaminants reduced by the different
As you compare NSF certification contaminant reduction lists for
different filtration systems, be aware of a practice I call 'padding the contaminant list'
where a company pays to separately certify and list individual
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). If a product is certified
for VOC reduction, it is redundant and unnecessary to certify the
compounds separately - except to look impressive.
The certified list of contaminants significantly reduced by filter
cartridges included in Multipure's filtration systems (** at 200 percent of capacity -
that's after filtering twice the rated volume of the filter **) is:
For Standard 042 - Aesthetic contaminants
- Chlorine Reduction, Class I
(actual chlorine reduction 99%)
- Particulate Reduction, Class I
(actual particulate reduction down to 0.5 micron)
- Chloramine Reduction
(actual chloramine reduction greater than 97%)
- Taste and Odor Reduction
Standard 053 - Contaminants of health concern and measured percent reduction
- Arsenic V Reduction 95.8 - 99.9% - for the Aquaperform
and Aqualuxe models
- Asbestos Reduction >99.9%
- Chlordane Reduction >99.5%
Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Entamoeba, Toxoplasma Cyst Reduction 99.95%
- Lead Reduction >99.3%
- Mercury Reduction >99% - (pH 8.5) >91.4 (pH 6.5)
- MTBE Reduction 96.6%
- PCB Reduction >99.9%
- Radon Reduction >94.9% - for the Aquaversa
- Toxaphene Reduction >92.9%
- Turbidity Reduction >99%
- VOC Reduction (volatile organic chemical) Reduction,
including disinfection byproducts.
You will see
a long list of specific VOCs (individual percent reduction for the various VOCs
can be found on the product certification sheet below, but most are 98-99% or
Data Sheets for the
C6 and CBAD
CD11A3 filter cartridges provide additional detail of the NSF
Standard 401 - Emerging Compounds/Incidental Contaminants - new standard
Emerging Contaminants/Incidental Compounds is an American national standard that verifies the ability of a water treatment device to reduce up to 15 of the emerging contaminants. This list includes some prescription/OTC drugs, new types of herbicides and pesticides and chemicals used as flame retardants and detergents that have been found at trace levels in drinking water.
Multipure Aquaversa and Aqualuxe filter models are certified to reduce all 15
||Multipure also manufactures the 880 filter
series which was the first activated carbon filter that was certified under ANSI/NSF standard 53 for significant reduction of
arsenic V. The contaminant
reduction of the 880 series, with the exception of arsenic reduction, is
identical to the CB6 filter cartridge described above. Water treatment chemicals
or processes such as chlorine (where there is a free chlorine residual), potassium permanganate, and ozone will change arsenic III to arsenic V.
- Arsenic (pentavalent
As (V); As
(+5); arsenate) reduction >99.9% (pH 6.5)
- Arsenic (pentavalent As (V); As
(+5); arsenate) reduction >95.8% (pH 8.5)
The beneficial minerals, Calcium, Potassium,
and Magnesium are not removed. This
is normally not important from a nutritional perspective, but these minerals
contribute to the good, fresh "taste" of water that many people enjoy.
filter cartridge weighs 31 oz, contains 70.6 cubic inches of highly compressed (solid
block) activated carbon, and has a pore size of 0.5 micron.
common faucet mount SBAC filter cartridge, by comparison, weighs 4.5 oz.,
contains about 7.5 cubic inches of activated carbon, and has a pore
size of 1.0 micron. The most popular granular activated carbon (GAC)
pitcher cartridge weighs 4 oz, contains granules of filtration media
that are about 0.2 mm to 1 mm in diameter, and has pore sizes of
perhaps about 30 to 50 microns.
View the Size Comparison Chart
||If you look at certification lists for
filters from a number of manufacturers you will see examples of a
marketing game" played by some companies I call "padding the
contaminant list". The "game" is played by paying NSF to test for
(and list) specific contaminants that are already covered by a
company's certification for Volatile Organic Chemical (VOC) removal.
A company can display a long list of contaminants and look very
impressive until you realize that many of them are double-listed.
You can take a look at an
where one company lists 28 individual contaminants, 19 of which are
duplicated in the VOC list, while Multipure lists 11 contaminants,
none of which are duplicated in the VOC list:
A high-end filtration
system is designed to provide decades of trouble-free service, so
the purchase of a high-end filtration system is a one-time expense
that will provide many years of pure drinking water with minimal
ongoing costs. Although a Multipure filtration
system has a moderately high initial cost, the yearly ongoing operating costs
for most people is only $70 (under $6 a month).
Consequently, when you compare the cost of treating drinking water over a
few years, the total costs of a high-end filtration system is frequently much
lower than the cost of low-end filters that have a much lower initial cost, but higher
cartridge replacement costs (for the amount of water treated).
will enable you to compare the long-term cost of various types of
water treatment options based on the amount of water you use (or plan to use) per week.
||Filter effectiveness depends on contact time with, and proximity to, the filtration medium.
A large SBAC filter will be much more effective in reducing contaminants than a small SBAC filter at
the same flow rate (because water takes longer to move through a larger filter).
Any SBAC filter forces all the water into close contact with the activated
carbon (because of the small, uniform pore size) and will be much more effective
than an equivalent size GAC filter.
Multipure Filter Models - I offer the lowest prices available from Multipure.
Details of the order process are outlined below.
Please use my distributor number, 240482, when ordering.
Filter Documentation and
Price List pages provide additional information.
can order 25 oz. custom stainless steel
water bottles for $6 per bottle -
HGSS - Heavy Gauge Stainless Steel Housing
| SS - Stainless Steel Housing
||Approximate filter capacity. Heavily
contaminated water will saturate/plug the filter more quickly.
(Treatment claims for NSF certified products cannot exceed 50% of
the actual tested capacity. If the system includes a capacity meter,
the claim can be 80% of the tested capacity.)
|| Average weekly water use
based on a cartridge replacement every year. If your water use exceeds
that amount, you would just order a cartridge more often.
Filter - (no faucet or water dispenser) Perfect for ice makers, coffee machines, etc. An optional cold-water hookup kit is available for in-line filters if needed.
|| Listed retail prices are in U.S. dollars and do
not include shipping or state and local sales taxes where applicable.
Retail prices may change before they are updated here - check the current price of
systems by following the provided links.
In most cases a capacity monitor
is not needed. The listing of filter life with and without a capacity monitor
can be somewhat confusing. A filter's certified capacity
without a capacity monitor
can be listed at 50% of the actual NSF tested volume - this allows for
considerable uncertainty in calculating the amount of filtered water used.
With a capacity monitor there is less guessing, and filter capacity can be listed
at 80% of the actual tested volume.
The standard Multipure C6 filter
cartridge, for example, has been certified to treat 1,500 gallons of water.
Consequently, the filter life can be listed as 750 gallons without a capacity monitor
the or 1,200 gallons with a capacity monitor (that's an average of
14 or 23 gallons per
Activated carbon filter cartridges, however, do not just
fail after a specific amount of water has been treated. They gradually lose
their effectiveness over months, so normally there is no great urgency to
change a filter cartridge at a specific moment in time. Multipure (and most
filter companies) also recommend that filter cartridges be changed at least
every year so the user doesn't eventually forget the cartridge does need
regular changing. So, if you know the volume of water your filter cartridge
has been certified to treat, and you have a rough idea of how much filtered
water you are using, you can easily determine approximately how often you
will need to change your filter without spending extra on a capacity
Arsenic Reduction: If you are on municipal water it is unlikely you
will need the arsenic reduction capability (and extra expense) of the 880
series, since arsenic levels are closely monitored and regulated. If you have any
concerns, however ,check your annual water quality report or have regular
arsenic tests performed if you have a private well.
The current cost of
cartridges (on-line order) is $70 for the CB6, $125 for the CB11As, $150
for the CBLX, $45 for the CBMINI and $360 for the CB20 . These costs do not include shipping and sales tax.
The capacity of the replacement filter cartridge for the stainless steel
models is sufficient for many households for about a year (11 - 23 gallons
per week average, depending on the model).
If you use more gallons of filtered water than the rated capacity in a
year, you would simply change the replacement filter more frequently. The under-counter units have a separate water tap that
delivers about 0.75 gallon of filtered water per minute.
Note: Multipure only ships to locations in the US and Canada. If you
live elsewhere please
Multipure Headquarters directly
the Disposable Bottled Water HabitTop
encourage breaking the disposable bottled water habit I am offering
25 oz. custom stainless steel water bottles -- a $17 value
-- for only $6.00 per
bottle (2 minimum) - with or without ordering a water filter. The cost includes shipping to continental U.S
addresses (request a quote for shipping elsewhere).
If you have read the
Bottled Water section of my website, you know I believe that water sold in
disposable plastic bottles is, in most circumstances, a complete waste
of your money and natural resources - a triumph of marketing propaganda
over common sense.
For less than
$0.03 you can
Fill Your Your Own At Home
refillable water bottle and enjoy Multipure-filtered water
during your daily travels. Read more
When you place your order,
ask if there is a special offer available! Special offers
require a shipping/handling fee.
https://www.multipure.com/builder-resources.html - promotions
Specials are not automatic. You must request
them at the time of purchase. Special Offers may be discontinued
or modified at any time. Verify all specials, prices &
availability before ordering.
of Multipure SBAC Filter Characteristics:Top
Highest Rated under sink filtration system by Consumer Reports,
for 2012 and 2013.
||Low yearly replacement cartridge costs (typically
year - for the MP750 series).
||Multipure was a pioneer in SBAC
filtration systems and has over 40 years of innovative experience in the field.
||Filters are NSF certified to significantly reduce
the most contaminants of a carbon filtration system.
||Strongest filter housing in the
market with a lifetime warranty.
||Has nearly 2 pounds of activated
carbon compressed into a uniform block with 0.5 micron pores.
||Simple maintenance - most people
will replace a single cartridge once a year.
||Filtered water from the
under-counter systems is dispensed through a separate tap, as you need it, at about 0.75 gallons per minute. You will have a virtually unlimited supply of
refreshing, sparkling-clean water for drinking, preparing beverages and food,
making ice, watering pets, etc. for just a few cents per gallon, year after
year! Counter-top filters provide the same high-quality water in situations
where under-counter systems are impractical.
||No electricity is required.
emergency situation where electricity is not working and/or treated water no longer flows through
your home plumbing, the system can be disconnected from the supply
line and water can be cleaned using gravity to siphon water through the filter.
Depending on the emergency situation, adding a disinfectant to the
water before filtration might be necessary.
||An optional ' T ' is available that
allows an under-counter Multipure filter to be connected to the hose
that supplies a refrigerator water dispenser and/or ice maker in addition to the
separate water tap at the sink.
Order any filtration system by calling the Multipure order department, 800-622-9208 or online.
If you have any questions please feel free to call Randy at (303) 507-7611 or e-mail me at:
If you do not see an e-mail address above, type in
I guarantee the lowest prices available from Multipure.
You may also order Custom 25 oz. Fill Your Own At
Home Stainless Steel Water Bottles, a $17 value, for
only $6 each (2 minimum) shipped anywhere in the continental U.S.
If your untreated drinking water has a salty or metallic taste or smells really funky please
read this information before ordering a Multipure Solid Block Activated Carbon filtration system
- you may need a RO system.
If you are considering ordering a capacity monitor or
the arsenic reduction Aquaperform,
please read this information.
Order By Phone:
Review model information here
or on the Multipure
Examine designer faucets, accessories and
Icemaker Tee (for below sink kits) options.
Call the Multipure Order Department,
Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time,
Monday through Friday (except for certain major holidays)
Ask the representative to review any
current promotional offers.
||Provide the representative with my
distributor number, 240482.
||Provide your contact and
shipping information to the Multipure representative.
||Provide specific information
about the filtration system you wish to order:
a) Filter Model
If an Aquaversa, Aquaperform or
Aqualuxe models is ordered select the Base Only,
Countertop or Below Sink Kit
If a Below Sink kit
is selected, you may choose a designer faucet type, and an ice-maker ' T
If an Aquaersa or
Sink kit is selected, you may order a Capacity Monitor.
||The custom Fill Your Own At Home water bottles are offered by
me - and
NOT by Multipure.
Please note: After ordering your FYOAH bottle(s), please confirm
your order and shipping information by e-mail to,
Open the Multipure Drinking
Water Products page
Click on the Image or name of the system you would like to order, then click the "PURCHASE" button.
If you are ordering an
Aquaversa, Aquaperform or Aqualuxe filtration
system, select the Base, Countertop
or Below Sink kit and, if you are ordering a Below Sink kit,
select the faucet type
click the 'add to cart' button for the
system you would like to order - the Shopping cart page will open.
you are finished ordering, go to step
are ordering an
Below Sink filtration system and would like to order a
Capacity Monitor, click the "continue shopping" button (which should
take you back to the filter page), scroll to the bottom and click on the
"add to cart" button under the capacity Monitor image.
||If you are
ordering a Below Sink filtration system and would like to order an Ice
Click the "continue
shopping" button (which should take you back to the filter page),
Search on "Tee", which should bring up an image of the ice maker tee,
Click on the "more info" button, which should open the Tee
Click on the "add to cart" button, which should
add it to your order and open your cart page.
||Enter your zip code and
destination information then click the "checkout" button.
||After you have clicked "checkout",
please enter my name and
(Randy Johnson - 240482)
in the "Distributor Name or ID#" box.
the Billing, Shipping and Payment sections and click the 'submit order'
||The custom Fill Your Own At Home water bottles are offered by
me - and
NOT by Multipure.
Please note: After ordering your FYOAH bottle(s) please confirm your
order and shipping address by e-mail to,
||If you know others who are concerned about their
drinking water quality, you can easily become a
distributor of the most effective drinking water filtration system
on the market, introduce others to Multipure, and earn a commission for
each drinking water system sold and future cartridge replacements.
If you are interested, please contact me by phone or
e-mail to discuss this opportunity. Also, if you
are interested in purchasing more than one filtration system, it may
make economic sense to purchase one filter, sign up as a distributor,
and purchase additional units from yourself - I'll help with the
||Multipure offers a 12 month, no-interest payment plan with a reasonable down payment. For example, the down payment for the MP750 would be $100
plus the additional cost for a below sink or countertop kit. After the down
payment, the 12 monthly payments would be about $24 each. Contact me at the above e-mail address or phone number for details.
Multipure filtration systems
ordered with a credit card usually arrive within 2 weeks of placing the order.
Note: Multipure only ships to locations in the US and Canada. If you
live elsewhere please visit the
International Sales site.
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