What Pollutants Does A MERV 16 Air Filter Remove From The Air In My Home?

By HVAC.com on September 15, 2016

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MERV 16 filters will remove such contaminants as most tobacco smoke, paint pigments, sneeze particles and bacteria, cooking oil, and powders such as facial powder and insecticides, as well as larger particulates including pollen, sanding and spray paint dust, cement dust, pudding mix, pet dander, dust and dust mites, mold spores, insect debris, textile and carpet fibers, fabric protectants, hairspray, dusting aids, welding fumes, nebulizer droplets, legionella, auto emissions, flour, and dust produced by humidifiers and lead.

  • Removes contaminant particles as small as 0.3 microns
  • Ideal for use in environments where contaminant control is critical, such as hospitals and surgical suites
  • Change or clean every 9-12 months, or according to the manufacturer’s specifications

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