If you have used your elements: If you have used your elements, you should fully dry them before storing. The best option is to leave them on a window sill for several days and allow them to air-dry. The key is to ensure they are bone-dry before storing them, to prevent any potential bacterial growth. […]
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Does the Berkey Shower Filter remove lead and heavy metals?
The Berkey Shower Filter does not remove lead or heavy metals. It does reduce free chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, scale and iron oxide (rust water) and eliminates dirt and odors. It also effectively reduces damage to hair and skin.
What is the maximum water temperature at which the shower filter should be used?
The Berkey Shower Filter’s maximum operating temperature is rated at 120°F. However in order to avoid scalding in the shower, we recommend the temperature not exceed 110°F.
How do I clean the Sport Berkey® straw?
We recommend cleaning the Sport Berkey® straw periodically. Follow standard cleaning procedures which are on the instructions that come with each bottle. In some cases, it may be necessary to soak the top/straw for a bit before cleaning, or use a fine brush in the straw. Typically soaking in soapy water or vinegar water takes […]
Are the Black Berkey® Elements or Berkey PF-2™ and PF-4™ recyclable?
We don’t recommend the recycling of the Black Berkey® Elements, PF-2s or PF-4s. The shells of the Berkey® PF-2™ and PF-4™ are made of Polypropylene, which is Recycle Code 5. Uses of Polypro (for short) include catsup bottles, yogurt containers, margarine tubs & medicine bottles. However, there is no recycle code for the Berkey PF™ […]
What type of steel is used for the housing of Berkey® systems?
New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. uses only the highest quality, highly polished AISI 304 grade stainless steel, known for its high corrosion and heat-resistant properties, in our Berkey® Water systems. It is equivalent to high quality 18/8 stainless steel cookware.
Berkey Light® XRP & VPP Plug Changes
New Millennium Concepts, Ltd has made a change in the plugs utilized in the Berkey Light® systems. We have slightly enlarged the element holes in the upper chamber of the Berkey Light® system. Accordingly, we have also slightly increased the diameter of the blocking plugs. To view detailed information about this change please click here.
What is the shelf life of the PRI Fuel Stabilizer if it has not been opened?
Unopened bottles of the Fuel Stabilizer have an indefinite shelf life; once opened, the shelf life is three years. This product should be stored out of direct sunlight and in a cool place.
If Arsenic is removed using Black Berkey® Elements then what is the need for Berkey PF-2™ Elements?
NMCL’s most recent laboratory testing indicates that the Black Berkey® Elements reduce Arsenic up to 99.9%. Typically carbon based elements that reduce Arsenic begin to lose that ability rather quickly. This is likely the case with Black Berkey® Elements, which means that their efficiency at removing Arsenic likely plays out long before the 3,000-gallon life […]
What is the maximum temperature that the Sport Berkey® can be stored at? I want to put it in the trunk of my car and need to know if it would be too hot.
The maximum amount of heat the Sport Berkey® can withstand is 115 degrees Fahrenheit.