What elements does our domestic reverse osmosis machine remove?

(and which do not filter other machines)

All these toxic elements are present in the water we drink every day, to a greater or lesser extent, but they are present.

Whether in bottled water or tap water. Only our domestic reverse osmosis is able to completely eliminate the presence of these elements in the water.

Bacteria and viruses

Bacteria such as Escherichia coli and coliforms are among the most common bacteria in water systems. They can cause problems in the digestive system such as diarrhoea, severe abdominal pain or gastrointestinal infections.

Pesticides in water

Pesticides are used to kill, repel or regulate the growth of pests, but the problem is that through misuse, they end up in our water systems.

Arsenic in water

A study by the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) claims that the consumption of inorganic arsenic has a cumulative effect on our bodies and could lead to long-term diseases.

Heavy metals in water

Copper, lead, zinc, cadmium, among others, are heavy metals present in drinking water.
Prolonged consumption of water contaminated by these metals can lead to gastrointestinal, kidney, bone and cardiovascular system problems.

Cyanide in water

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cyanide prevents oxygen from reaching other cells in the body, thus impeding the process of cellular respiration.

Fluoride in water

According to the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), through a study carried out by the Spanish Government, water containing high levels of fluoride should not be used for daily consumption by infants and children under 8 years of age.

Nitrates in water

According to Greenpeace, the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge states that 30% of groundwater monitoring stations and 50% of surface waters are of sub-optimal quality due to nitrate contamination causing methaemoglobinaemia in infants and in higher concentrations, asphyxia and gastric problems.

Chlorine in water

Chlorine, present in water, can form chlorination by-products that have been associated with an increase in various diseases.
This depends mainly on the amount of chlorine used. In addition, it has been shown that high levels of chlorine in water can alter its odour and taste.

Chloroform in water

The Spanish Government's Registro Estatal de Emisiones y Fuentes Contaminantes and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry by the CDC state that exposure to large amounts of this substance can affect the central nervous system, liver and kidneys.

Aluminium in water

Aluminium is considered a non-toxic element. However, it is a health risk when there is high exposure to it.
Equally, the more we reduce the levels of aluminium in our water, the better.

Iron and manganese in water

Iron and manganese are two of the most common chemical contaminants in drinking water sources.
Water contaminated with iron and manganese almost always contains bacteria, which feed on the minerals in the water we drink.

Sulphate in water

According to a study carried out by the Directorate General for Public Health and Participation of the Balearic Islands Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, the ingestion of water with a high sulphate content can have a laxative effect on humans.

Calcium and magnesium in water

The high presence of lime and magnesium predominates in waters with high hardness.
Although drinking hard water provides us with more minerals than soft water, drinking water with a high content of magnesium and calcium salts can lead to the formation of kidney stones, according to a study carried out by the Institute of Public and Labour Health of Navarre.

Strontium in water

Strontium comes into contact with us through food and drinking water.
According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), breathing or ingesting high levels of strontium can disrupt bone growth in children and lead to anaemia.

Glyphosate in water

Exposure to large or continuous amounts of glyphosate can cause severe symptoms such as abdominal cramps, shortness of breath, drowsiness, low blood pressure and even kidney failure.

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