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What is a fluoride water filter pitcher?

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A fluoride water-filter pitcher is a reusable container that removes fluoride from water. Water is placed in a reservoir and then passes through a purifying filter. After a specific number of uses, the filter must be replaced.

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Though the pitchers are plastic, they are available in BPA-free form. Some are made to filter tap water, while others are useful for lake, stream, river, rain, well and pond water. Pitchers come in different sizes and typically resemble rectangular prisms, so they fit easily into refrigerators. In addition to fluoride, some filters remove other substances, such as chlorine, heavy metals, volatile organic compounds and herbicides. Filters do not necessarily strain out helpful minerals, nor do they eliminate all harmful parasites.

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