What is Benzene, and how does it enter the water supply? (Source: US EPA)

"Benzene, a volatile organic chemical, is a clear, colorless aromatic liquid. It is highly flammable. It is formed through natural processes, such as volcanoes and forest fires. It is also formed from industrial processes. Benzene is also a natural part of crude oil, gasoline and cigarette smoke. The major sources of benzene in drinking water are discharge from factories; and leaching from gas storage tanks and landfills."

benzene in tap water

Benzene can make it's way into the tap water through various industrial processes.

How can Benzene affect my health? (Source: US EPA)

"Some people who drink water containing benzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience anemia or a decrease in blood platelets, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer."

Can Aquagear remove Benzene from my drinking water? (Source: Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner)

Yes, Aquagear water filters remove up to 99.78% of Benzene.

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