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SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier

    SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier

    Made in the United States and originally designed for the military, the SteriPEN Defender ultraviolet purifier is your single source for potable water when you're traveling and backpacking. See details

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    Made in the United States and originally designed for the military, the SteriPEN Defender ultraviolet purifier is your single source for potable water when you're traveling and backpacking.

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    Made in the United States and originally designed for the military, the SteriPEN Defender ultraviolet purifier is your single source for potable water when you're traveling and backpacking.

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    Made in the United States and originally designed for the military, the SteriPEN Defender ultraviolet purifier is your single source for potable water when you're traveling and backpacking.

    • Ultraviolet (UV-C) light rays safely sterilize clear water by destroying 99.99% of protozoa (including Giardia and Cryptosporidia ), bacteria and even viruses
    • SteriPEN protects you from risks that cause botulism, cholera, dysentery and typhoid, just to name a few
    • To purify your water, just press a button and gently agitate the water with a quick stir
    • Purifies 16 fl. oz. of water (cold or warm) in less than a minute or 32 fl. oz. in a minute and a half
    • Small size fits most containers—use it in cups, mugs, water bottles and canteens
    • SteriPEN turns itself off once ultraviolet treatment is complete; can be used up to 8,000 times!
    • Watertight seals keep water away from the electronics; rubberized inset grips for secure handling in wet conditions
    • Low-power indicator lets you know when batteries need replacing; twist-off cap for easy battery access
    • Long used by municipal water districts and bottling companies, low-level UV-C light treats water safely, and unit's light will not damage eyes or skin
    • Purify two hundred 16 fl. oz. containers of water with 4 lithium AA batteries (included)
    • SteriPEN does not recommend the use of alkaline batteries, as they provide very few SteriPEN treatments
    • Average weight is only 5.7 oz. with lithium batteries
    • Use only on clear water, as cloudy, sediment-laden water hinders effectiveness; FitsAll prefilter (sold separately) clears particulates and debris from water
    • SteriPEN Defender water purifier comes with batteries, instruction manuals and a small storage bag

    SteriPEN water purifiers meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards for microbiological water purifiers and have been independently tested by the Oregon Health Sciences University and the universities of Arizona and Maine. For complete test results visit www.steripen.com.

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    SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Ultraviolet
    Ultraviolet light
    Protozoa, bacteria and viruses
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    32 oz. per 90 sec.
    Not applicable
    Yes
    7.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches
    5.7 ounces
    Filter type
    Filter medium
    Removes/Destroys
    Pump force
    Pump strokes per liter
    Output
    Housing material
    Field cleanable
    Dimensions
    Weight

    SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier

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    SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Buy the Classic instead This reviews is ONLY to say that the ONLY difference between the SteriPEN Defender and their Classic model is that the Defender is made in the USA and the Classic is made in China. There is NO OTHER DIFFERENCE. So, if you want to, you can buy the SteriPEN Classic and then donate your savings to the charity of your choice. Or not! BTW, this information came straight from SteriPEN's customer support. I'm buying the Classic!
    Date published: 2014-04-12

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