Katadyn MyBottle Purifier

Specs

Weight 8 ounces
Height 10 inches
Purification Method 3 Stage Virustat purification
technology
Bottle Capacity 24 ounces after cartridge displacement
Cartridge Capacity Up to 26 gallons (100 liters), depending on water quality

Manufacturer's Description

The MyBottle is the next generation of Katadyn’s best selling water bottle purifiers and microfilters. It is lightweight and simple, ideal for worldwide hiking, travel and backpacking. MyBottle is still the only EPA registered water purifier bottle and, unlike UV systems, performs in challenging water conditions. Available as purifier or microfilter.

MyBottle Advantages
• Removes particles and dirt from water
• Includes carbon to make water taste better
• Can be used as a water bottle, filter or purifier
• No batteries needed and performs anywhere

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

After a long hike over the mountains, and along the snaking river you will need to quench your thirst. Take a stop at the waters edge and refill your My Bottle Purifier Bottle from Katadyn. Katadyn has been a leader in water filtration devices since we began to drink. So don't leave on your next camping trip without it. PRODUCT FEATURES: The Katadyn MyBottle water purifier is the simple solution for making water potable when traveling abroad or setting out on a lightweight backpacking trip. Simply fill the MyBottle from a tap or a lake, screw the cap on and start sipping; 3-stage purification process eliminates viruses, bacteria and protozoa Purifier utilizes a carbon filter, glass fiber cyst cartridge and a ViruStat iodinated resin cartridge to eliminate contaminants, including giardia and Cryptosporidia Carbon pre- and post-filter improves the taste of stale, swampy water Bottle can be filled 155 times before it is necessary to replace the purifier cartridge; replacement purifier cartridges are sold separately Food-grade polyethylene plastic bottle and cap are 100% BPA free; bottle holds 24 fl. oz. of water after displacement of the purifier Flip-up mouthpiece is easy to access Integrated loop on cap lets you clip the bottle to a pack strap with an accessory carabiner, sold separately Bottle fits in bike bottle holders and most waistbelt bottle carriers Remove the purifier cartridge to use the Katadyn MyBottle as a standard water bottle when purification isn't required

- Appalachian Outdoors

It doesn't look like much. That's the point. The Katadyn MyBottle Purifier is simple, but it gets the job done so well that it's the only EPA-registered bottle purification system available. Katadyn uses 3 Stage Virustat purification technology with activated carbon to remove bacteria (like giardia), viruses (like ebola), and cysts (bleah). The MyBottle Purifier is compact and lightweight, so it's perfect for camping, hiking, and travel to third-world countries.

- Backcountry.com

The Katadyn MyBottle water purifier is the simple solution for making water potable when traveling abroad or setting out on a lightweight backpacking trip.

- REI

Katadyn's MyBottle Purifier is the ingenious drinking bottle with an integrated virus filter. It enables the purification of drinking water at any time and anywhere - there's no need for pumping. Ideal for small quantities, e.g. when hiking, traveling or playing sport. A fiberglass pre-filter removes bacteria and protozoa as well as particles larger than 0.3 microns The new 3-layer filter medium ViruPur blocks viruses and the smallest particles based on electrokinetic depth filtration. The MyBottle doesn't require chemicals or batteries.

- CampSaver.com