The Brita Slimβs compact design is an ideal fit for narrow spaces. View larger
A single Brita filter can replace up to 300 standard 16.9-ounce water bottles.
Transform your tap water with the Brita Slim Water Filter Pitcher. The Brita Slim comes with a filter that reduces unpleasant tastes and odors from Chlorine often found in tap water. The narrow shape and 5-cup capacity make this pitcher perfect for small families with limited space in the kitchen.
Filter Offers Great-Tasting Water
The Brita Slim Water Filter Pitcher arrives with one activated carbon and ion-exchange resin filter that decreases chlorine taste and odor, zinc, copper, mercury, and cadmium* often found in tap water. One Brita filter can replace up to 300 standard 16.9-ounce water bottles, saving you money while saving the planet waste.
Simple to Use
Designed for easy use, this water filter pitcher has a removable lid. When it is time to refill, pop off the lid and slip the pitcher under your tap. Maintaining the filter's best performance is simple as well with the sticker filter indicator that helps you keep track of when you need to change the water filter.
Brita Slim features:
Five (8-ounce) cup capacity
Provides great-tasting, cleaner* water
Compact design for narrow spaces
Includes sticker filter indicator
Your water filter pitcher can be ready for use in just a few steps. Wash your hands before touching the water filter, then soak it upright for 15 minutes in cold water. Rinse under running tap water and insert the filter into the reservoir, lining up the groove in the filter with the notch in the reservoir. Add cold tap water. The first three pitchers of filtered water may contain carbon dust and can be used on plants or discarded. The filter indicator reminds you to replace the water filter every 40 gallons or two months.**
Brita water filter pitchers come in a variety of capacities, styles, and colors.
Brita Slim Water Filter Pitcher
Brita Atlantis Water Filter Pitcher
Brita Stainless Water Filter Pitcher
Brita Everyday Water Filter Pitcher
Brita Grand Water Filter Pitcher
Compact (5 or 6 cups)
Large (8 or 10 cups)
Electronic Filter Change Indicator
Comfort Grip Handle
Assorted Colors or Patterns
Small 5 cup water filtration pitcher with 1 filter
1 water filter can replace 300 standard 16.9 ounce water bottles
Reduces chlorine taste and odor, zinc taste, copper, mercury and cadmium, often found in tap water
BPA-free pitcher with compact design fits in most fridge doors
Sticker filter indicator for tracking when to change the water filter
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
259 of 265 found the following review helpful:
Durable, Stylish, PracticalMar 26, 2007
By Brian S. We got this pitcher as a wedding gift and we've been using it now for over 3 years. It's the same picther, we aren't particularly careful with it, and still it looks and works like when we first got it. It's a great size and fits nicely in our fridge. The sides stay clear (unlike some pitchers that yellow) and the top is solid. We were so happy with it we got one for someone else as a wedding gift some time ago.
Some others have mentioned black granules, but we've only seen them in the top of the pitcher (the filter area, not the area that filtered-water goes that you drink). It's our non-scientific understanding that those are part of the carbon-filtering system in the Brita filters. In the 3 years of use, I don't think we've ever seen them in our filtered drinking water - if we have, it was maybe once.
The only other con for the pitcher is you may have to wait a while to fill it. The top part that holds water that is passing through the Brita filter is smaller than the part that holds filtered water, so it takes about two to three fills of the top part to fill the filtered part. The filtering is also a little slow, but not a problem.
219 of 226 found the following review helpful:
Great for a small fridgeNov 01, 2007
By Karen Bock-Losee This is my second Brita Slim Pitcher - the first served me well for a long time, until I dropped it on a brick patio. It's great for a small fridge like mine. I hate the waste of bottled water and use my Brita to fill a Nalgene bottle instead. One of my favorite features is the the dial that tells me when to replace the filter (because I can never remember when I put the last one in...)
I've owned Pur and GE water pitchers, but always go back to Brita.
One last comment - if you soak a new filter for 15 minutes in a glass of water before using it for the first time as per the directions you won't see ANY "black granules" (charcoal) in your water.
148 of 174 found the following review helpful:
Great for College StudentsNov 04, 2005
By Diaspora Chic
The cost of bottled water adds up and can burn a hole in your wallet, especially if you're a starving student. The Brita pitcher is affordable and saves you more money. And it's also a healthy approach to drinking sodas which adds a great deal of sugar and pounds. Don't let the size fool you. It's not heavy and doesn't take up room. I highly recommend getting this product as to buying spring water in bulk and gallons. You won't feel that you're wasting money and you will get six to eight glasses of water each day.
26 of 28 found the following review helpful:
Great when you FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONSNov 19, 2008
Mine just came yesterday and took about 20 minutes to get it ready. It's very important to Follow the Instructions provided. People have complained about black particles in their water, I believe that is because there filters were not in all the way.
Make sure to follow the instructions for installing the filter perfectly because it is very important. They ask you to soak it in cold water for 15 minutes; I put it in a plastic cup from a fast food place with cold water for 15 minutes and it ate through the coating the cups have and the water turned grey and had some of those black carbon particles in the cup, which is perfectly fine that's exactly why you soak it for 15 minutes. I then put it into my cleaned Pitcher, making sure the filter lined up with the groove to hold it in place properly. It goes in easy, if it's going in hard make sure you are putting it in the right way. I believe the only reason people have complained about the particles in their water is they did something wrong. Make sure the filter is in as much as it goes so that it is sealed properly. I see the particles in the top of the pitcher where you add more water to be filtered. But that's not a problem it's Supposed to do that. It will NOT get into your drinking water once it's filtered. If you see them in your drinking water check if you did something wrong
I was amazed how crystal clear the water was after everything was setup, especially since the water used to soak the filter was so grey colored. I have found zero black carbon particles in the water since i've filled it up (i've filled it about 4-5 times now). The lid for the filter makes a tight seal when put on properly, I was very happy to find after filling it once i could fill the filter again so when i use up the filtered water it filters more of the unfiltered water (wow sorry if that's a bit confusing)
Anyways for only $12 i highly recommend this product. I'm gna get a few more for Christmas Presents this year.
42 of 48 found the following review helpful:
Works great, but a bit smallSep 24, 2005
By eternityduck I got this for my dorm room, and for three girls, this pitcher is too small. This one, the smallest available, is too big for tiny dorm fridges, so you might as well get something bigger that'll let you go longer between refills.
Otherwise, this worked great. I got this because the water in New Haven is comparable to pool water, and the chlorine taste and smell completely disappears after using the filter. Good stuff.
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