Epic Smart Shield
EPIC SMART SHIELD | Direct Connect Under Sink Water Filter System
Multi-Stage Direct-Connect Under-Sink Water Filter System | Independently Tested & Triple-Certified Against NSF/ANSI Standards 42, 53 & 401 | Includes 1 Smart Shield Filter | Removes 99.99% Tap Water Contaminants | Average Filter Life: 12+ months | Amazon's Choice Award Winner | Solid American Made Carbon Block Design
Welcome to the next level of American-made and American-tested home water filtration. Like our world-class Epic Pure Pitcher, the Epic Smart Shield under-sink system also uses eco-friendly activated coconut carbon block filter media to remove 99.99% of over 70 known tap water contaminants including: Lead, Trihalomethanes (TTHMs), Atrazine, Asbestos, Benzene, Xylenes, Bacteria (E. coli), Glyphosate (Roundup), Mercury, Chloramine, Chlorine, MTBE (gasoline fuel additive known to be found in drinking water), PFOA / PFOS, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), trace pharmaceuticals and much more without compromising your faucet's cold water performance.
What else makes the solid carbon block Epic Smart Shield such a highly anticipated product in its class? Three words: Triple. Crown. Winner. We cut no corners in having the Epic Smart Shield tested and certified. It has been independently tested and triple-certified against NSF/ANSI Standards 42, 53 and 401 by IAPMO. This assures users that our filters remove everything we say they remove. The Epic Smart Shield is the perfect water filter for both city water (lead removal) and well water (bacteria removal).
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, IAPMO, (accredited by the American National Standards Institute (
You don't have to be a plumber to properly install the Epic Smart Shield. We designed it to be a simple DIY (Do-It-Yourself) install that will fit alongside your garbage disposal and household items stored below the sink.
Light Use (usually 1 person): change filter every 14-16 months
Normal Use (usually a couple): change filter every 12 months
Heavy Use (larger family and/or use for pets/cooking/plants): every 9-12 months
The dimensions of the Epic Smart Shield are 19 3/4" Tall x 4.5" Deep x 4 1/4" Wide. Remember, the Epic Smart Shield now comes with heavy duty Velcro tape so you no longer have to drill holes, this allows more people with tight spaces under their sink to install the Epic Smart Shield.
Currently this product is only available in North America due to NPT pipe threading.
To review actual IAPMO certifications to NSF/ANSI Standards and the Performance Data Sheet for the Epic Smart Shield, click blue headings below.
NSF/ANSI Standard 42 | Aesthetic Effects | covers systems designed to reduce specific aesthetic or non-health-related contaminants (such as chlorine, taste and odor, and particulates) that may be present in public or private drinking water.
NSF/ANSI Standard 53 | Health Effects | covers systems designed to reduce specific health-related contaminants that may be present in public or private drinking water. Standard 53 establishes minimum requirements for material safety, structural integrity, product literature, and health related contaminant reduction performance claims such as lead, cysts, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and mercury.
NSF/ANSI Standard 401 | Emerging Contaminants & Incidental Compounds | American national standard that verifies the ability of a water treatment device to reduce up to 15 of the emerging contaminants. This list includes some prescription and over-the-counter drugs, new types of herbicides and pesticides and chemicals used as flame retardants and detergents that have been found at trace levels in drinking water.