Sprite Showers 7 spray Filtered Shower Head – Item # AE7-CM-R
Modern Designed, premium filtered shower head with 7 High-Performance Pure Spray Settings. Studies have shown that more chlorine is absorbed through the skin during the average shower than by drinking two quarts of water.
Sprite Showers use Chlorgon which converts free chlorine and some combined chlorines, such as sodium hypochlorite (liquid swimming pool chlorine), to a harmless chloride. Chlorgon also works well in a variety of temperatures from hot to cold.
- The ShowerPure has 7 Pure-Spray Filtered Settings
- Anti-Scaling Spray Tips
- Brass Swivel-Ball
- Built-in Filtration System
- All Sprite Shower systems include one replaceable filter cartridge. Additional replaceable filter cartridges are purchased separately. Replacement Filter: Model SLC – Replace every 6 months or 15,000 Gallons – whichever come first.
- Available in Chrome
- Made in the USA. Sprite products are NSF Certified to standard #177 for shower filtration
Thoughtful design meets the power of filtration all-in-one shower head. Unit include a pre-installed cartridge and can be placed on any standard 1/2-inch NPT shower arm with no extra equipment.
Removes 98.9% of chlorine, rust water, sulfur smell, and other odors
- Free Chlorine (Cl-)
- Combined Chlorine (Sodium Hypochlorite)
- Hydrogen Sulfide (rotten egg smell)
- Iron oxide (rust water)
- Dirt, sediment
- plus, it’s pH balanced
Chlorine in Your Shower
Chlorine is universally used to chemically disinfect water. It kills germs, bacteria and other living organisms. Chlorine readily passes through the cell wall and attaches to the fatty acids of the cell, disrupting the life sustaining functions. The human body is composed of billions of cells. Most people are aware that the quality of their drinking water can be improved by filtering their tap water or buying bottled water. However, many do not realize that they are addressing only a part of the problem.
One half of our daily chlorine exposure is from showering. Chlorine is not only absorbed through the skin, but also vaporizes above room temperature, where it can be inhaled into the lungs, and transferred directly into the blood system. In fact, the chlorine exposure from one shower is equal to an entire day’s amount of drinking the same water. Drinking filtered or bottled water only does half the job.
Documented scientific studies conclude that taking long hot showers is a health risk. In the enclosed shower stall, chlorine vaporizes where it is inhaled. To a lesser degree, dermal absorption also occurs. As chlorine is added to kill pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, the highly reactive chlorine combines with fatty acids and carbon fragments to form a variety of toxic compounds. Medical studies suggest a link between absorption and inhalation of chlorine in the shower environment, with elevated risks for diseases and serious illnesses. Showering in chlorinated water may also cause pre-existing conditions, such as asthma and eczema, to become exacerbated.
In addition to health benefits of filtering water, there are cosmetic benefits. Symptoms of chlorine exposure are dry and/or flaking skin, dry brittle hair and red irritated eyes. Filtering the shower water reduces these symptoms. Skin and hair feel softer and eyes become less red and irritated.
Will the unit fit my pipe or shower head? Sprite units were manufactured to fit standard 1⁄2 inch NPT threading – the current industry standard. Buildings with significantly older plumbing might require an adapter. Showerheads made to the current industry standard will thread onto our universal units. We estimate the best fit with a showerhead whose attachment site is approximately 1⁄2 inch in length.
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