3M Filtrete Ultra Allergen Reduction Filter 16x25x1
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Installation instructions: 1. Remove plastic wrap and paper insert from filter. Do not cut or remove cardboard frame. 2. Insert filter into the designated opening in your home furnace or air conditioning system with the arrow on the frame pointing towards the blower motor. Arrows show direction of air flow through filter.
Description3M Filtrete® Ultra Allergen Reduction Filter. High performance filter. Outperforms non-electrostatic filters. Non-electrostatic filters mean 3-month pleated, washable and ordinary fiberglass 1" filters.* 90% effective at attracting and capturing large airborne allergens like: Pollen. Mold spores. Dust mite debris. Electrostatically charged fibers attract and capture microscopic airborne particles like: Smoke. Pet dander. Household dust. Smog. Bacteria. Particles that can carry viruses. 1500 microparticle performance rating*. Cont. 1 filter. Lasts up to 3 months*. *See details on back. Fits filter slot. 16 x 25 x 1. 15.6in x 24.6in x 0.8in. 39,6cm x 62,5cm x 2,0cm.
Other DescriptionDid you know? Indoor levels of pollutants may be two to five times higher than outdoor levels, and indoor air quality ranks as one of the top five environmental risks to public health. A Filtrete filter can help clean the air in your home by reducing particles (from the air passing through the filter) that can contribute to poor indoor air quality, and maintain proper airflow. Filter performance. The Microparticle Performance Rating (MPR) represents the effectiveness of a filter at capturing the smallest airborne particles, and this filter receives a rating of 1500. To calculate the MPR, 3M measures particle data between 0.3 and 1 micron, because 99% of the number of particles in the typical atmosphere are smaller than one micron and this size range is considered the most difficult to capture. Electrostatic filters are most effective when new and clean. The MPR is calculated based on independent laboratory testing. Pleated 3-month filters (Performance ranges from 160-430). Washable filters (Performance ranges from 20-200). Fiberglass filters (Performance ranges form 50-60). Non-electrostatic filters. How often should I change my filter? For cleaner air, this filter should be changed at least every three months. Changing your filter more frequently makes your system run more efficiently. Certain conditions in your home will significantly add particles to the air. This will cause the filter to capture more particles than usual, shortening its life to less than three months or reducing the effectiveness of the filter to capture particles. These conditions include: Dirty ductwork. Sanding projects. Burning candles. Construction work. Pets. Tobacco smoke. Fireplace and wood-burning stove smoke. Also, running your furnace or air conditioning fan continuously will help clean the air in your home but could further shorten the life of the filter. So, if you use a Filtrete filter under these conditions, it could begin to restrict airflow, especially in energy efficient furnace and air conditioning systems. If these conditions exist, change your filter more frequently. Take our product survey at www.filtrete.com. Filtrete®. High performance filter. Change filter on. Filter size. Limited warranty: This 3M product will be free from defects in material and manufacture. If this 3M product is defective, your exclusive remedy shall be, at 3M's option, replacement of the 3M product or refund of the purchase price of the 3M product. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which may vary from state to state, or country to country. To obtain warranty service, contact 3M at the address listed on the product package. Limitation of Liability: 3M will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from this 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential. Some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Filtrete and 3M are registered trademarks of 3M. Used under license in Canada. All rights reserved. Listed. Conforms to UL STD 900. Certified to ULC STD S111. Made in U.S.A from globally sourced materials. Questions? For more information about using this filter, visit our website at www.filtrete.com or call 1-800-388-3458 from the United States or Canada. ©3M 2009.
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