LifeStraw Carbon Capsule Replacement
LifeStraw Carbon Capsule Replacement

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LifeStraw Carbon Capsule Replacement

The Carbon Capsule Replacement fits both the LifeStraw Steel and the LifeStraw Go with 2-Stage Filtration. It reduces bad taste, chlorine and organic chemical matter for up to 100 liters.

The LifeStraw Steel and LifeStraw Go with 2-Stage Filtration have a dual-stage filter system: the hollow fiber membrane (HFM) and the carbon capsule. The HFM lasts for 1,000 liters. The carbon capsule lasts for 100 liters and is replaceable.

Features & Benefits:

  • Filters 100 liters (26 gallons) of water
  • Food grade quality activated carbon
  • 2 carbon capsule replacements per package
  • Reduces chlorine
  • Reduces bad odour and taste
  • Reduces organic chemical matter (pesticides, herbicides, VOC)

Replacing the Carbon Capsule in your LifeStraw Steel

Simply unscrew the bottom cap of the LifeStraw Steel and gently remove the carbon capsule. Discard the used one. Insert the new carbon capsule into bottom opening of the straw and press firmly until it's secured.

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Replacing the Carbon Capsule in your LifeStraw Go with 2-Stage Filtration

Unscrew the filter from the bottle lid and gently remove the carbon capsule. The capsule will be at the top of the filter between the HFM and the lid. Insert the new carbon capsule into the straw and press firmly until it's secured. Discard the used one.


The LifeStraw personal water filter, a "Best Invention of the Year" (Time magazine) winner, enables users to drink water safely from contaminated water sources. LifeStraw is ideal for homeowners during emergencies such as local flooding which can contaminate drinking water supplies. LifeStraw is also ideal for campers and hikers who may be drinking from rivers or lakes and are unsure of the water safety. Because LifeStraw is lightweight and compact, it is also great for travelers who do not want to rely on the quality of local water.

Introducing new LifeStraw Go with 2-stage filtration. Dual filtration process removes bacteria and protozoa and reduces organic chemical matter and chlorine.

Features & Benefits:

  • Filters up to 264 gallons or 1000 liters of water down to 0.2 microns
  • Lifetime of 100 liters (26 gallons) for the replaceable carbon capsule
  • Removes 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria (> LOG 6 reduction)
  • Removes 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites (>LOG 3 reduction)
  • Reduces chlorine
  • Reduces bad odor and taste
  • Reduces organic chemical matter (Pesticides, Herbicides, VOC)
  • Durable, leak-proof bottle made of BPA-free Tritan
  • Filter and mouthpiece detach for easy cleaning
  • Includes carabiner for easy carrying

Bacteria removed include:

  • Escherichia coli
  • Campylobacter
  • Vibrio cholerae
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Shigella
  • Salmonella

Protozoa removed include:

  • Giardia lamblia (Beaver Fever)
  • Cryptosporidium Parvum
  • Entamoeba histolytica

LifeStraw filters are the most advanced personal water filters available on the market today. LifeStraw products have been rigorously tested to surpass EPA standards for removing E. Coli, Giardia and Cryptosporidium oocysts, and many other waterborne contaminants.

For every LifeStraw® water filter sold, we provide a child in Africa with clean water for an entire school year.

LifeStraw for Emergency Preparedness & Survival:

In light of recent natural disasters, many people are realizing they cannot depend on their city water during an emergency. A water filter that’s lightweight, easy-to-use, and portable is important to have in your emergency preparedness kit. Buy a LifeStraw for each member in your household - it's a low-cost investment in security.

Awards and recognition:

LifeStraw has received significant accolades since its original design was invented in 2005. Time Magazine named LifeStraw the “Best Invention of 2006.” In 2008, it won the Saatchi and Saatchi Award for “World Changing Ideas” . Esquire called LifeStraw the “Innovation of the Year.” And Forbes noted that LifeStraw is “one of the ten things that will change the way we live.” Now that LifeStraw has launched in the USA and Canada, we expect continued positive responses.


LifeStraw is manufactured by Vestergaard Frandsen, which is a Switzerland-based company specializing in disease control products for developing countries. Their core business model is centered around corporate social responsibility, and they help countries reach their United Nations’ Millenium Development Goals with products designed to prevent vector- and water-borne diseases. LifeStraws are shipped throughout the world to countries in need including Haiti, Pakistan, and Africa.

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