What is the Vitashower filtering media?
100% Pharmaceutical Grade Vitamin.
How does Vitashower work in removing chlorine and chloramines from water?
Vitashower utilizes ascorbic acid chemistry for de-chlorination. Vitamin does not hold the chlorine, it neutralizes chlorine from an element into a harmless compound. Should you experience additionally odors emanating from the unit - it may be caused by the water quality.
Is there any scientific evidence that Vitamin can be used in de-chlorination?
Yes. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), National Risk Management Research Laboratory demonstrated that Vitamin is safe and fast as a de-chlorination agent. Click Research for more information.
How much Vitamin is in the Vitashower filter?
There are 250 grams of Vitamin in each Vitashower cartridge. One gram of Vitamin will neutralize 1 ppm (part per million) chlorine in 100 gallons of water. Approximately 15,000 gallons of water dependent on water pressure, water quality and use, before replacement is necessary.
What is the orange looking residue dripping
from the showerhead?
What is the advantage of Vitamin?
Vitamin is the safest and least toxic of de-chlorination media. It not only fully neutralizes both chlorine and chloramines but also provides additional nutrients for skin and hair.
Has Vitamin ever been used in de-chlorination?
Yes. Vitamin C de-chlorination has a lengthy history. It has been used in EPA and APHA methods for the de-chlorination of lab samples. In the medical industry, it is the standard for critical applications such as dialysis, where the introduction of chlorinated water or toxic chemical would be catastrophic.
How do I know when I should change the filter cartridge ?
The Vitashower filter cartridge has a transparent window on the bottom of the filter cartridge. You can actually see the Vitamin crystals. When all Vitamin crystals are dissolved, or appears empty... you are still able to use your Vitashower filter for another month or so, but it is about the right time to order a new filter cartridge. You will also be able to smell and feel chlorine on your skin when the cartridge is empty.
Does Vitashower filter require any maintenance ?
No. Vitashower does not need any maintenance. You just need to install it and enjoy chlorine-free showers.
Do I have to back flush the Vitashower filter?
How long will the Vitashower last and how many gallons of water will it filter?
The life time of the Vitashower filter is about one year or 15,000 Gallons of water and independent of the quality of the water, water temperature or water pressure..
Does the Vitashower filter reduce the flow rate?
No noticeable change of flow rate is found before and after the Vitashower filter is installed.
Does the performance of Vitashower depend on temperature or pressure of water?
No. The Vitashower works for any water temperature (hot or cold), any water pressure (high or low) and any quality of water as long as the ordinary shower head works.
Can I use my own shower head with the Vitashower filter?
Yes, you can use your shower head.
Is the Vitashower filter easy to install?
Yes, simply screw the filter inlet onto your existing shower arm. Screw on your showerhead. Included Teflon tape (plumbers tape) can be used for a tighter, drip free fit.
Is the Vitashower filter cartridge easy to replace?
What is the warranty of the water filter?
There is a one year warranty on filter body.
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