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    10 X 4.5 Carbon Block Replacement Filter by Tier1 (5 micron)

    Fits most stand housings built for 10-inch x 4.5 inch filter cartridges
    • Ships fast!

    • Reduces impurities down to 5 micron

    • Drop-in cartridge changes are quick and easy

    • Filters contaminants down to 5 microns in size!

    format_list_bulleted Features & Specs
    Package Qty: 1
    Manufacturer: Tier1
    Manufacturer's Id: EP5-10BB
    UPC: 799932612459
    Actual Size (in): 9.5 inches (length) x 4.5 inches (outside diameter)
    Media: Powder Activated Carbon Block
    Primary Filter Media: Activated Carbon Block
    Operating Temperature (°F): 40 - 180
    Operating Temperature (°C): 4.4 - 82.2
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    Brand: Tier1
    Advertised Size: 10 x 4-1/2
    Height (in): 4.5 in
    Length (in): 9.5 in
    Outside Diameter (in): 4.5 in
    Width (in): 4.5 in
    Media Type: Carbon Filter
    Country of Origin: China
    Micron Rating Nominal: 5
    Flow Rate (gpm): 2.0
    Includes: One 10 X 4.5 Inch Carbon Block Replacement Filter by Tier1
    description Instructions
    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. Insert new filter cartridge.
    7. Screw housing onto the cap and hand-tighten. Do not over tighten. Make sure cap standpipe slips into cartridge.
    8. Turn on water supply. Press pressure-relief button (if present). Check for leaks before leaving installation.
    warning_amber Contaminants Reduced
  • Bad Taste And Odor
  • Chlorine
  • Sand
  • Sediment
  • Silt
  • filter_alt Filter Life
    Filter Life (gallons): 5500
    Filter Life (months): 6 months
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    Prop65 warning applies to products that contain carbon media. Click here for more details

    WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including arsenic, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov

    Tier1 EP5-10BB Filter Advantages

    Comparable to the Pentek EP-BB, the Tier1 EP5-10BB reduces chlorine taste and odor in your drinking water. Manufactured to reduce impurities down to 5 micron, this Tier1 filter goes to work immediately improving the taste of your drinking water. Designed to fit systems requiring a 10-inch x 4.5-inch filter, the applications of this filter are universal. Use this filter as a proprietary filter or as a pre-filter for a whole home solutions system or point of use system. Order the the Tier1 EP5-10BB whole house carbon block water filter by Tier1 today.

    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 Tier1 EP5-10BB carbon block 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 EP5-10BB goes to work immediately providing cleaner, fresher water for up to six months or 5,500 gallons, depending on water quality and use. Enjoy cleaner better water with your whole house replacement filter today.

    TIER1-EP5-10BB   is comparable with the following part number(s)

    • EP5-BB
    • EP5-10BB
    • EP510BB
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    • EV910805
    • CG5-104
    • 4PCD1
    • 155548-43