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Commonly Asked Questions about the New Wave Enviro
Chlorine and your Shower
"Volatile organics can evaporate from water in a shower or bath."*
* from: Is Your Water Safe to Drink? Consumer Reports Books
"A long, hot shower can be dangerous. The toxic chemicals
are inhaled in high concentrations."
-from: Bottom Line; Dr. John Andelman, PhD.
"Water is chlorinated to kill microorganisms, but the Chlorine also kills the
healthy probiotic bacteria in the intestines."
-from: Restoring Your Digestive Health; Jordan S. Rubin, N.MD., PhD.
"Avoiding contact with chlorinated water is of the utmost importance.
This includes bathing water and drinking water. Chlorine kills bacteria,
friendly and unfriendly, in the intestines. it can be absorbed through the skin.
I recommend installing a shower filter to remove Chlorine."
-from: Patient, Heal Thyself; Jordan S. Rubin, N.MD., PhD.
What is the Effect of Chlorine in the Shower?
Chlorine is a toxic gas which attackes living cells. It was used during World War I as a chemical warfare agent. It is used today as a additive to drinking water to kill harmful micro-organisms. While this can be an important health benefit, Chlorine itself is far from beneficial: it attacks organic material, such as the skin and skin oils, which dries out the skin and hair. Because Chlorine vaporizes along with the hot water, it is inhaled into the lungs. It is also absorbed into the skin. According to some experts, 5 times more Chlorine enters the body through the skin during a shower than enters through drinking 8 glasses of chlorinated tap water!
What are the Benefits of Using the Premium Shower Filter?
Moister, smoother skin- less itching, requires less moisturizer
healthier hair- less brittle, fewer split ends, deeper, longer lasting color
for dyed or highlighted hair
Eliminates chlorine odor from skin and hair
Prevents breathing Chlorine gas or its absorption into skin
Stops burning around the eyes of Chlorine-sensitive people
How Long Before I Notice Results?
Elimination of Chlorine odor is immediate!
5 to 7 days are required for skin and hair
to regain their natural balance
How Does the Premium Shower Filter Work?
A patented mixture of zinc and copper called KDF-55, plus crystal Quartz, converts Chlorine into Zinc Chloride. Zinc is considered to be helpful in alleviating dandruff and is used in anti-dandruff shampoos. Unlike carbon, KDF stands up to hot water and is very effective in filtering out Chlorine, odors and dirt particles. KDF possesses strong bacteriostatic character, inhibiting the growth of bacteria, fungus, algae and mildew. The Premium Shower Filter contains 16 oz. of KDF
and 2 oz. of crystal Quartz for enhanced performance.
How Long will the Premium Shower Filter Last?
On average, the filter will last about one year. Initially, the filter will remove 98% of the Chlorine. Over time, the removal percentage declines until it is at about 87% after one year. Accordingly, we recommend annual cartridge replacement.
Replacement filter cartridges are available from us.
Premium Shower Filter- Installation and Operation
Unscrew and remove the existing shower head from the shower arm (1/2 in. pipe).
To minimze water drips, wrap the included teflon tape around the shower arm and the filter (optional).
Screw the Premium Shower Filter onto the shower arm and screw the shower head onto the Shower Filter. Hand Tighten Only- overtightening can crack the filter housing.
The Premium Shower Filter is now ready for use. Simply turn on the water as usual. The very first time the Shower Filter is used, the water may take a minute or so to flow through.
Whenever the Premium Shower Filter is opened to replace the cartridge, the o-rings there to keep the filter from leaking should be properly seated in their channels, and rubbed with petroluem jelly to keep them supple. Petroluem jelly can also be used on the threads of the housing.
We are proud that the Enviro Products Shower Filter has been designated a Makerís Diet Approved item in renowned author Jordan S. Rubinís New York Times Bestselling book, titled The Makerís Diet.