What Pollutants Does A MERV 15 Air Filter Remove From The Air In My Home?

Updated September 20, 2020

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A MERV 15 filter will eliminate contaminants including sneeze particles, bacteria, most tobacco smoke, cooking oil, pigments from paint, and fine powders such as face powder and insecticides in addition to larger contaminant particles such as pollen, pet dander, dust and dust mites, mold spores, sanding and spray paint dust, cement dust, pudding mix, fabric protectants, insect debris, textile and carpet fibers, hairspray, dusting aids, welding fumes, nebulizer droplets, flour, legionella, auto emissions, and dust produced by humidifiers and lead.

  • Removes contaminant particles as small as 0.3 microns
  • Ideal for those with multiple pets; those suffering from allergies, asthma, and respiratory illnesses or have compromised immune systems.
  • Change or clean every 9-12 months, or according to the manufacturer’s specifications