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Leading Water Filters, Purifiers & Water Treatment Systems

Brand

Aquasana

Amway

Culligan

Kenmore

GE

Ever Pure

Seagul

PUR

Brita

Brita

Model Number

AQ-4000

E-5199

SY-2300

Deluxe 38465

Smart Water GXSV10C

H-54

IV X-1

Plus FM-3000

Faucet Filter

Pitcher Filter

Retail Price

$119.95

$420.00

$159.99

$149.99

$139.99

$149.99

$420.00

$49.95

$34.95

$24.95

Replacement Cartridge Cost & Capacity

$45.00 / 500 Gal .

$120.00 / 1250 Gal .

$50.39 / 500 Gal .

$49.00 / 500 Gal .

$60.00 / 540 Gal .

$79.95 / 750 Gal .

$69.99 / 1000 Gal .

$20.00 / 100 Gal .

$20.00 / 100 Gal .

$7.70 / 30 Gal .

Per Gallon "Cost Of Use"

9 Per Gal .

9.6 Per Gal .

10 Per Gal .

9.8 Per Gal .

11 Per Gal .

10.6 Per Gal .

7 Per Gal .

20 Per Gal .

20 Per Gal .

25 Per Gal .

Removes Chlorine

YES
>99%

YES
97.9%

YES
97%

YES
99%

YES
97%

YES
96%

YES
>75%

YES
98%

YES
99%

YES
>75%

Removes Lead

YES
>99%

YES
98%

YES
95%

YES
92%

YES
98%

YES
97%

NO

YES
96%

YES
99%

YES
93%

Removes Cysts

YES
>99.99%

YES
99.5%

YES
99%

NO

YES
>99%

YES
>99%

YES
>99%

YES
99.99%

YES
99.99%

NO

Removes THMs

YES
>99%

YES
>99%

YES
95%

YES
99%

YES
95%

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Removes VOCs

YES
>99%

YES
>99%

YES
95%

YES
95%

YES
99%

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Removes Lindane

YES
>99%

YES
72.7%

YES
99%

YES
99%

YES
99%

NO

NO

YES
97%

YES
99%

NO

Removes Alachlor

YES
>98%

YES
95%

YES
98%

YES
95%

YES
98%

NO

NO

NO

YES
99%

NO

Removes Atrizine

YES
>97%

YES
>97%

YES
97%

YES
97%

YES
97%

NO

NO

YES
96%

YES
92%

NO

Removes Benzene

YES
>99%

YES
>97%

YES
99%

YES
83%

YES
99%

NO

NO

NO

YES
96%

NO

Removes TCE

YES
>99%

YES
>98%

YES
99%

YES
98%

YES
99%

NO

YES
>99%

NO

YES
99%

NO

Removes MTBE

YES
>93%

NO

YES
90%

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Total Cost For 1 Year/1000 gal.

$164.95

$420.00

$210.38

$198.99

$199.99

$229.90

$489.99

$229.95

$214.95

$273.91

All performance claims and pricing were taken from the manufacturer's literature and certified claims.

Many models were reviewed and not included in this comparison because of undocumented performance claims. Some brands made exagerated claims in their literature and on company web sites that did not match the "certified claims" on the product's "Performance Data Sheet". Only performance claims that have been certified by NSF, UL or the Dept. of Health were included in our comparisons. The water treatment industry is extremely regulated. Companies that market undocumented products, or make uncertified claims are heavily restricted as to how and where they can sell their products. Beware of products that offer different Performance Claims in different states. CA, WI, IA, and several other states, prohibit uncertified claims.