Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Vitashower filtering media?
100% Pharmaceutical Grade Vitamin.

How does Vitashower work in removing chlorine and chloramines from water?
Vitashower utilizes ascorbic acid chemistry for dechlorination. Vitamin does not hold the chlorine, it neutralizes chlorine from an element into a harmless compound.

Is there any scientific evidence that Vitamin can be used in dechlorination?
Yes. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), National Risk Management Research Laboratory demonstrated that Vitamin is safe and fast dechlorination agents. Click Research for detailed information.

How much Vitamin is in the Vitashower filter?
There are 250 grams of Vitamin in each Vitashower cartridge. One gram of Vitamin will neutralize 1 ppm (part per million) chlorine in 100 gallons of water.

What is the advantage of Vitamin?
Vitamin is the safest and least toxic of dechlorination media. It not only fully neutralizes both chlorine and chloramines but also provide additional nutrients for skin and hair.

Has Vitamin ever been used in dechlorination?
Yes. Vitamin C dechlorination has a lengthy history.  It has been used in EPA and APHA methods for the dechlorination of lab samples.  In the medical industry, it is the standard for critical applications such as dialysis, where the introduction of chlorinated water or toxic chemical would be catastrophic.

How do I know when I should change the disposable filter ?
The second generation Vitashower filter cartridge will be transparent. You can actually see the Vitamin crystals. When all Vitamin crystals are dissolved in water, you are still able to use your Vitashower filter for another month, but it is about the right time to order a new one.

Does Vitashower filter require maintenance ?
No. Vitashower does not need any mainenance. You just need to install it and enjoy chlorine free showers.

Do I have to back flush the Vitashower filter?
Absolutly No.

How long will the Vitashower last and how many gallons of water will it filter?
The life time of the Vitashower filter is about one year or 15,000 Gallons of water and independent on the quality of the water.

Does the Vitashower filter reduce the flow rate?
No noticeable change of flow rate is found before and after the Vitashower filter is installed.

Does the performace of Vitashower dependent on temperature or pressure of water?
No. The Vitashower works for any water temperature (hot or cold), any water pressure (high or low) and any quality of water as long as the ordinary shower head works.

Can I use my own shower head with the Vitashower filter?
Yes, you can use your shower head.

Is the Vitashower filter easy to install?
Yes, simply screw the filter inlet onto your existing shower arm.

Is the Vitashower filter cartridge easy to replace?
Yes, simply unscrew the catridge and screw the new one.

What is the warranty of the shower head water filter?
There is a one year warranty on filter body. Ninety days on filter cartridges.

What is the Vitamin tablets for bath?
The Vitamin tablets made of Vitamin C and Vitamin E fully neutralize the chlorine in bath.

How many are Vitamin tablets needed for bath?
One Vitamin tablet is good for one bath. It is capable of neutralizing 100 Gallons of water. The volume of ordinary bath tub is about 50 Gallons. Therefore, half of the Vitamin will be used for providing additional nutrients for skin and hair.

Can I use Vitamin tablets for dechlorination of my fish tank ?
Yes. This tablet is also safe and effective for dechlorination of fish tank water and one tablet is capable of neutralizing 100 Gallons of water.

Can I use Vitamin tablets in laundry ?
Yes. The major ingredient of detergent is chlorine. During the rinse cycle, adding the Vitamin tablets to your washing machine will neutralize chlorine and protect the cloth fibers against chlorine attack.


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