The SteriPEN Classic is highly versatile. Its tapered neck is designed to mate with the SteriPEN Pre-Filter, most commerical water bottles and other containers. Whether your source is a clear running brook, a hotel tap or a plastic water bottle, SteriPEN Classic detroys viruses, bacteria and protozoa including Giardia and Cryptosporidium in seconds.
Designed for use with wide-mouth water bottles, the SteriPen Classic Bundle provides a SteriPen Classic UV water purifier and a SteriPen PreFilter for sediment removal. Well suited for camping, hiking, backpacking, or traveling when your water source may contain sediment, the 4x4-micron screen Pre-Filter removes particulates from the water. Meanwhile, the SteriPen Classic uses ultraviolet technology to remove 99.9 percent of remaining microscopic pathogens for total purity. The Pre-Filter is designed to be stored directly on the wide mouth bottle and the SteriPen purifies water in just 48 seconds.
SteriPen Classic Water Purifier:
The SteriPen Classic is a versatile water purification pen that uses an ultraviolet (UV) lamp to effectively destroy waterborne microbes that could make you sick. Offering up to 8,000 treatments and purifying 16 ounces of water in 48 seconds, the Classic SteriPen features a tapered neck designed to mate with the SteriPen Pre-Filter as well as most commercial water bottles and other containers. The SteriPen Classic purifies 200 half-liters of water with a single set of AA lithium batteries. Whether your source is a mountain stream, a hotel tap, or a plastic water bottle, SteriPen Classic destroys viruses, bacteria, and protozoa including Giardia and Cryptosporidium in seconds by shining the lamp into the water.
The SteriPen Pre-Filter is designed to filter out particulates and sediment from your water before you apply the UV purifier. The Pre-Filter has a 4x4-micron filter screen that sifts sediment and small particulate matter out of the water. The screen is held within a cartridge with an air vent at the top and allows for either pour through or immersion methods to filter the water. Once the water is cleared, the water purification process employed by the SteriPen UV water purifier will be more effective.
SteriPen Classic Specifications:
The SteriPen Classic purifies 16 ounces of water in 48 seconds.
- Weight with batteries: 162 grams / 5.7 ounces
- Dimensions: 7.6 by 1.5 by 1.5 inches
- Power: four CR123 batteries
- Battery life: up to 200 treatments of 16 ounces / 0.5 liters
- UV Lamp Life: 8,000 treatments
What's in the Box?
SteriPen Classic, SteriPen Pre-Filter, Neoprene Case, User Guide
About SteriPen Ultraviolet (UV) Water Treatment:
The ultraviolet (UV) water treatment method has now been used for over one hundred years, and is currently used to purify drinking water by some of the largest cities in North America, Europe, and Asia, including Seattle, Washington and Tempe, Arizona. Ultra violet light is also used by bottled water manufacturers to purify their source water.
The EPA officially recognized the use of UV water treatment as a proven, viable technology in 1996. In a simple but effective process, UV purification destroys over 99.9 percent of harmful microorganisms in drinking water. The UV energy emitted by the light is absorbed by the cells within potentially harmful microbes. The UV energy breaks down the cells' ability to reproduce DNA--making it impossible for them to reproduce and make you sick.
Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts all over the world have trusted SteriPen for many years. Introduced to hikers and campers at REI in 1999, Time Magazine named the SteriPen one of the "Best Inventions of the Year" in 2001. SteriPen's speed, effectiveness, and portability have impressed end users and media alike. Backpacker Magazine, Newsweek, and the Today Show have featured SteriPen as a powerful, user-friendly alternative to pumps, chemicals, and filters.
SteriPen products have been tested by the Water Quality Association (WQA) against the US EPA Microbiological Water Purifier Standard. SteriPen has received the WQA's Gold Seal, certifying that SteriPen purifies water safely and effectively.