The Steripen UltraLight is the smallest portable UV water purifier available. Best for individual use during emergencies and international travel, the UltraLight can treat up to 20 litres of water on a single charge from its high quality USB rechargeable battery which holds charge for months so it is ready when you need it.
The Ultraviolet (UV-C) light rays safely purify clear water by destroying 99.9% of protozoa, bacteria and even viruses. When the treatment is complete, the lamp turns off and a green LED indicator lights up so you know you can hydrate safely.
Technology: UV water purifier
Effect: Eliminates bacteria, protozoa and viruses
Treatment size: 1 litre
Treatment time: 90 seconds
Lamp Life: 8000 activations
Battery: Internal USB Rechargeable Li-Ion
Weight: 140 g w/ batteries
Dimensions: 130 x 35 x 22 mm
Water Treatment Myths Busted!
An independent scientific study* has thrown more light onto the lightweight water treatment debate. The study reveals why SteriPEN is the safest choice in the plethora of devices that travelers and wilderness enthusiasts have to choose from to render drinking water safe.
Alarmingly, the study shows that most of the chemicals and treatment devices that reportedly claim to effectively treat water infected with Cryptosporidium type organisms are not in fact effective.
All the contaminated water tested was passed through a one micron filter and then was subjected to testing using most of the commonly available treatment methods. As seen in the table below, results showed that the only effective treatments were heating or Ultraviolet light delivered by a SteriPEN
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