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Pentek RFC-BB Whole House Filter Replacement Cartridge

Price $56.99 List Price Price $80.99 Save 29%
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Fits most standard 10 x 4-1/2 inch filter housings
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  • Provides great tasting water for up six months
  • Filters contaminants down to 25 microns in size
  • Reduces organic sediment, chlorine taste and odor
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  • Filters contaminants down to 25 microns in size
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Pentek RFC-BB Filter Features

You can't place a high enough value on clean, fresh, great tasting water. The Pentek RFC-BB Radial Flow Carbon Filter Cartridge provides safe, contaminant-free water filtered through the filter's 25 micron pad. This filter removes the normal unpleasant taste and odor of chlorine, while blocking organic components and sediment. Removes disagreeable taste and odor of chlorine. Maintains excellent flow rates without pressure loss. Installation and filter exchanges are simple to perform and only need to be changed every 6 months. Filters 35,000 gallons of water.

Versatility and Compatibility

The granular activated carbon makes this filter great for both city and well water. Purchase today for cleaner, fresher tasting water. The Pentek Whole House Filter Replacement Cartridge fits housings by Pentek, Culligan, Pentair, Ametek, USFilter, Kleen Plus, Bruner, American Plumber, Plymouth and many others. Fits many filter housings which require a 10 x 4.5 inch water filter.

Carbon Filter Media

Carbon media, whether as granular activated carbon or as a carbon block functions as a fantastic water filtration media due to its incredibly high porosity. This high porosity maximizes the surface area contaminants are exposed to and ensures that contaminants have a great chance of being captured and reduced from your drinking water. Carbon filters are known for being effective at reducing the unpleasant taste and odors associated with city water chlorine treatment. If you are looking for better tasting water with excellent contaminant reduction try out a carbon filter today!

Universal Filter Sizing

The 10 X 4.5 Pentek RFC-BB whole house carbon replacement filter is built to fit 10-inch x 4.5-inch filter housings. This standard sizing allows this filter to easily replace existing styles of whole house filters for housings requiring this size filter. The RFC-BB goes to work immediately providing cleaner, fresher water for up to six months or 35,000 gallons, depending on water quality and use. Enjoy cleaner better water with your whole house replacement filter today.

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Used In BrandsPentek
Manufacturer's IdRFC-BB
Advertised Size (in)10 x 4-1/2
Actual Size (in)9 3/4 inches (length) x 4 1/2 inches (outside diameter)
Actual Size (cm)24.765
Outside Diameter (inches)4.5
MediaRadial Flow Granular Activated Carbon
Primary Filter MediaGranular Activated Carbon
Filter Life (gallons)35,000
Filter Life (liters)189,270.59
Filter Life (months)6 months
Micron Rating (Nominal)25
Flow Rate (gpm)2.00
Flow Rate (lpm)7.57
CertificationsTested and Certified by NSF International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 for materials and structural integrity requirements only
IncludesOne Pentek RFC-BB 10 x 4.5 inch Whole House Filter Replacement Cartridge
Primary Filter MediaGranular Activated Carbon

Reduced Contaminants

The PENTEK-RFC-BB reduces the following contaminants:

  • Chlorine Taste & Odor
  • Dirt
  • Sand
  • Sediment
  • Silt
  • VOCs

The PENTEK-RFC-BB is comparable with the following part numbers

48169 155141 155141-27 155141-30
155141-43 155141-51 RFC-BB RFC-BBS
TO8-2-01 TO8-2-02 TO8-2-05 TO8-R-05

User Guide


  1. Turn off water supply. Press red pressure-relief button (if present).
  2. Unscrew housing. Remove large o-ring, wipe clean and set aside.
  3. Discard used filter cartridge. Wash housing with dish soap and warm water using a nonabrasive sponge or cloth. Rinse thoroughly.
  4. Fill 1/3 with water. Add about 1 tablespoon of bleach and scrub to disinfect. Rinse thoroughly.
  5. Lubricate o-ring with clean silicone grease. Change o-ring if any damage cuts or degradation are present. Insert o-ring in groove.
  6. NOTE: This step is important to ensure a proper housing seal. Make certain the o-ring is seated level in the groove.
  7. Insert new filter cartridge.
  8. Screw housing onto the cap and hand-tighten. Do not over tighten. Make sure cap standpipe slips into cartridge.
  9. Turn on water supply. Press pressure-relief button (if present). Check for leaks before leaving installation.