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Aqua Pure AP217 Replacement Cartridge for Drinking Water System Filter

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0.640 Pounds
8.8125 Inches
4.875 Inches
4.875 Inches
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  • 5 Micron Nominal
  • Cartridge Contains a Pre and Post Filter with Activated Granular Carbon for Maximum Effectiveness
  • Graded density for long life
  • Manufactured from FDA CFR-21 Compliant Materials
  • Flow Rate: 2.0 gpm / 7.6 lpm
Sold as each. Double action. Cartridge contains a pre and post filter. Uses activated granular carbon for maximum effectiveness. Long life graded density depth filtration. Manufactured from FDA CFR-21 compliant materials. AP-217 for dirt, rust, chlorine taste and odor reduction (5 micron nominal). Replacement for SKU # 4206553 filter. Shrink-wrapped. Manufacturer number: 46290-02. Country of origin: United States. Distributed by Cuno, Inc.
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This filter is easy to installReceived it promptly.
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The filters are expensive but do a good job of filtering the water.
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Good price.
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Fit perfectly;arrived quickly;installation directions included.
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Category: Replacement Under-Sink Water Filters

The usual price range for a replacement Under-Sink water filter is between $2.90 to $105.00.

If you want to know about replacement Under-Sink water filters in general, please go to our Replacement Under-Sink Water Filters: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

Editorial Reviews

Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

It depends on what you are looking for. Let's go over the reasons why buying this replacement Under-Sink water filter now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. This replacement Under-Sink water filter has okay reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This replacement Under-Sink water filter has moderatereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this replacement Under-Sink water filter more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

2. Take a look at its price history

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $49.95 $27.00

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 1.94% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this replacement Under-Sink water filter was $49.95, and the lowest price point was $27.00. The current price is nearly the highest it has ever been. If the best price is what you're after, now isn't exactly a good time to buy this replacement Under-Sink water filter.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $44.33 a week from now. It might be best to wait for a future price drop, but if this product checks all the boxes for you, don't wait to optimize for small gain.

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3. 3M Aqua-Pure is one of the best selling replacement Under-Sink water filter brand

3M Aqua-Pure is one of the best selling brands among other replacement Under-Sink water filter brands. But I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

4. Manufacturer has generally positive reviews on their other products

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. The manufacturer of this product, Aqua-Pure (3M Aqua-Pure), has generally positive reviews on the internet. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, and if you like this product, I'd go with this product!

5. There are other options you might want to check out

image/svg+xml 3M Aqua-Pure Other similar brands: AQUATICLIFE APEC Water Systems Whirlpool LifeStraw

I found 8 brands that have similar products like this one: AQUATICLIFE, the same brand as this product, APEC Water Systems, Whirlpool, LifeStraw, Elkay, AQUA CREST, and IDS. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from LifeStraw. If you're looking for a replacement Under-Sink water filter with best reviews, a product from LifeStraw gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from Elkay I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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