P I T C H E R & D I S P E N S E R
W a t e r F i l t r a t i o n S y s t e m
1 Your Brita® System
Thank you for choosing Brita®, the world’s #1 brand of household
The Brita® patented and certified water filtration systems turn ordinary water
into healthier, great-tasting drinking water. Just follow the easy instructions in
this booklet to quickly get started using your Brita® pitcher/dispenser system.
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there, sign up to receive special offers and healthy living tips.
To register your system and to find more information on our other products,
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2 Getting Started
Wash your hands with soap and water; then remove filter from filter bag.
NOTE: It is normal for a new filter to be wet when first opened. Filters are washed
during manufacturing to prevent them from drying out.
Soak filter upright in cold water for 15 minutes.
Hand-wash pitcher/dispenser, lid and reservoir with a mild
detergent. Do not use abrasive cleaners. Rinse well.
TIP: Hand-wash pitcher/dispenser, lid and reservoir
periodically. Do not wash in dishwasher. For best results cleaning
chrome pitcher lids, wipe with a soft sponge soaked in a solution
of one teaspoon of vinegar in a cup of water.
Rinse filter under cold, running tap water for a few seconds.
Insert filter into reservoir by lining up groove in filter with notch
in reservoir. Press firmly to ensure a tight seal. Fill the reservoir
with cold tap water.* Discard your first two pitchers of filtered
water (or first dispenser), or use this water for plants. It is normal
for carbon dust to appear in your first fillings.
For healthier, great-tasting water, replace your filter after 40 gallons/151 liters
(about 2 months for the average family).
*Hot water should not be used with the Brita® Pitcher Filter (Max. 85°F/29°C – Min. 32°F/0°C).
3 The Brita® Filter
For best results when filling pitcher/dispenser