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Berkey Shower Filter

Learn more about the Berkey Shower Filter, and what it removes.

Berkey Shower Filter

$70 $88

 

The Berkey Shower Filter reduces chlorine by up to 95% while significantly decreasing the amount of scale build up in your shower. By doing this the Berkey Shower Filter reduces chemical absorption & vapor inhalation while you bathe!

*Not available in California*

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Reduces Chlorine by up to 95%

Decreases Scale Build-Up

Shower Head &Filter

Reduces Chlorine Vapor inhalation in Shower

20,000 gallons per filter, or one year

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Learn more about the Berkey Shower Filter, and what it removes.

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Proprietary filter media also kills bacteria and inhibits the growth of bacteria, algae, and fungi. Reduces the levels of hydrogen sulfide, iron, and iron oxide. As an added benefit, our filter media is completely safe, so the process is not toxic and does not cause any adverse side effects.\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"30%\"\u003eComposition\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003cspan\u003eA patented high purity blend of zinc, calcium, and copper is most effective in reducing free chlorine, dirt, and odors.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"30%\"\u003eHealth Benefits\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eReduces Chlorine Vapor inhalation in the shower. Reduces drying damage to skin \u0026amp; hair caused by chlorine.\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"30%\"\u003eLifespan\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e20,000 gallons per filter, or one year.\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"c-pdpLab o-grid__large-40\"\u003e\n\u003ch2 class=\"c-jumbo c-pdp__twoColTitle js-acc c-pdpAcc c-pdpSpecsLAB\"\u003eFeatures\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"c-pdpLab__* js-accTarger\"\u003e\n\u003ctable border=\"0\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eEffective in both Hot \u0026amp; Cold Water\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eReduces up to 95% of chlorine in the shower\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eReduces chemical absorption and vapor inhalation in the shower environment. \u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eReduces the levels of hydrogen sulfide, iron, and iron oxide\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eContains bacteriostatic media\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eReduces damage to hair and skin\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eBack Flush Attachment to prevent premature clogging\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eIncludes Massage Shower Head\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eTeflon sealing tape is NOT included.\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd width=\"10%\"\u003e*\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003ca title=\"Shower Filter Manual\" href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0167\/5480\/2788\/files\/Berkey_Shower_Filter.pdf?15447\"\u003eShower Filter Manual\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"c-pdpLab__inst\"\u003e\n\u003ch3 class=\"c-pdpLab__instTitle\"\u003eBerkey Shower \u003cbr\u003eFilter FAQ\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"c-pdpLab__instBtn\"\u003e\u003ca class=\"c-btn c-btnMed\" href=\"\/pages\/berkey-shower-filter-faq\" title=\"Shower Filter FAQ\"\u003eView\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"c-oneCol o-grid__waffle c-dc\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"o-grid o-gridContainer\"\u003e\n\u003ch2 class=\"c-jumbo\"\u003eBerkey Shower Filter\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe Berkey Shower Filter contains a patented high purity blend of zinc, calcium, and copper, which effectively reduces free chlorine, dirt, and odors.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eProprietary filter media also kills bacteria and inhibits the growth of bacteria, algae, and fungi. As an added benefit, our filter media is completely safe, so the process is not toxic and does not cause any adverse side effects.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003cspan\u003eChlorine Vapor in the Shower\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChlorine can either be in a liquid or gas state in the shower environment. At higher water temperatures in the enclosed shower stall, free-chlorine moves from the liquid to the gas state, where it vaporizes and subsequently is inhaled. The United States regulates each water filter for shower use, and all shower filters must flow at 2.5 gallons of water per minute. Thus, the science behind shower head water filtering must consider the shower's unique situation, including temperature, flow rate, and volume. Berkey understands this process and took all of these factors into account while developing our special shower water filters.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Berkey Shower Filter works on a similar principle to a catalytic converter in an automobile. Inside the shower filter, free chlorine is converted into a harmless chloride. The scientific name for this chemical reaction inside the Berkey Shower Filter is known as \"Reduction-Oxidation,\" commonly referred to as Redox. Redox reactions can be chemically complex. Electrons are transferred between molecules during a Redox reaction, creating new elements. For instance, when free chlorine comes in contact with the Berkey filtration media, it is changed into a benign, water-soluble chloride. This reaction changes free-chlorine to a more prominent chloride element, too large to evaporate or absorb in the skin. Hospitals, restaurants, municipal water treatment facilities, and homes rely on this same process media to safely reduce or remove free chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, and bacteria from their water.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eProprietary filter media granules are high-purity copper-zinc formulations used in shower filter applications to reduce hydrogen sulfide, microorganisms, and scale. Shower water filtered through redox media controls microorganism growth and reduces bacteria and other microorganisms by electron transport, causing cellular damage. Inside the Berkey filter, the Proprietary filter media also kills bacteria by direct electrochemical contact and the flash formation of hydroxyl radicals and hydrogen peroxide, both of which interfere with a microorganism's ability to function. 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Specifications

Berkey Shower Filter

Berkey Shower Filter SU1
Massage Head Shower Filter Head Included - Thread on your shower arm, and you're ready to go!
Contaminants  Removed Reduces up to 95% of chlorine in the shower environment. Proprietary filter media also kills bacteria and inhibits the growth of bacteria, algae, and fungi. Reduces the levels of hydrogen sulfide, iron, and iron oxide. As an added benefit, our filter media is completely safe, so the process is not toxic and does not cause any adverse side effects.
Composition A patented high purity blend of zinc, calcium, and copper is most effective in reducing free chlorine, dirt, and odors.
Health Benefits Reduces Chlorine Vapor inhalation in the shower. Reduces drying damage to skin & hair caused by chlorine.
Lifespan 20,000 gallons per filter, or one year.

Features

* Effective in both Hot & Cold Water
* Reduces up to 95% of chlorine in the shower
* Reduces chemical absorption and vapor inhalation in the shower environment. 
* Reduces the levels of hydrogen sulfide, iron, and iron oxide
* Contains bacteriostatic media
* Reduces damage to hair and skin
* Back Flush Attachment to prevent premature clogging
* Includes Massage Shower Head
* Teflon sealing tape is NOT included.
* Shower Filter Manual

Berkey Shower
Filter FAQ

Berkey Shower Filter

The Berkey Shower Filter contains a patented high purity blend of zinc, calcium, and copper, which effectively reduces free chlorine, dirt, and odors.

Proprietary filter media also kills bacteria and inhibits the growth of bacteria, algae, and fungi. As an added benefit, our filter media is completely safe, so the process is not toxic and does not cause any adverse side effects.

Chlorine Vapor in the Shower

Chlorine can either be in a liquid or gas state in the shower environment. At higher water temperatures in the enclosed shower stall, free-chlorine moves from the liquid to the gas state, where it vaporizes and subsequently is inhaled. The United States regulates each water filter for shower use, and all shower filters must flow at 2.5 gallons of water per minute. Thus, the science behind shower head water filtering must consider the shower's unique situation, including temperature, flow rate, and volume. Berkey understands this process and took all of these factors into account while developing our special shower water filters.

The Berkey Shower Filter works on a similar principle to a catalytic converter in an automobile. Inside the shower filter, free chlorine is converted into a harmless chloride. The scientific name for this chemical reaction inside the Berkey Shower Filter is known as "Reduction-Oxidation," commonly referred to as Redox. Redox reactions can be chemically complex. Electrons are transferred between molecules during a Redox reaction, creating new elements. For instance, when free chlorine comes in contact with the Berkey filtration media, it is changed into a benign, water-soluble chloride. This reaction changes free-chlorine to a more prominent chloride element, too large to evaporate or absorb in the skin. Hospitals, restaurants, municipal water treatment facilities, and homes rely on this same process media to safely reduce or remove free chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, and bacteria from their water.

Proprietary filter media granules are high-purity copper-zinc formulations used in shower filter applications to reduce hydrogen sulfide, microorganisms, and scale. Shower water filtered through redox media controls microorganism growth and reduces bacteria and other microorganisms by electron transport, causing cellular damage. Inside the Berkey filter, the Proprietary filter media also kills bacteria by direct electrochemical contact and the flash formation of hydroxyl radicals and hydrogen peroxide, both of which interfere with a microorganism's ability to function. High-purity copper-zinc redox media consistently remove 99% of free chlorine by electrochemically reducing dissolved chlorine gas to water-soluble chloride ions.

When pressurized shower water is filtered through the Berkey proprietary filter media, soluble lead cations are reduced to insoluble lead atoms, which are electroplated onto the surface of the filter.

Filter replacement:

All Berkey Shower Filters purchased typically last 20,000 gallons before needing replacement or one year, whichever comes first, in which case you would need to shop for and buy another one online.

 

Notice of Limitations:

 

--The Berkey Shower Filter is designed for potable water systems only.

--Do not allow to freeze or use water over 110 F (43 C) temperature.

--Maximum water pressure should not exceed 100 psi.

--Do not use high iron content water systems that use chemicals such as polyphosphates.

--The Berkey Shower Filter is not to be used for drinking purposes.