LifeStraw® Family 2.0 is a newly designed product that utilizes the same membrane technology as LifeStraw® Family 1.0. The membranes used for the two products are exactly the same. Therefore, studies conducted on the efficacy of LifeStraw® Famly 1.0 can also be attributed to LifeStraw® Family 2.0.
Rotavirus Reduction by LifeStraw® Family 1.0 Filters, 2013
The University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science. Jaime Naranjo, B. S. and Charles P. Gerba, Ph.D.
The results obtained from the microbial challenge indicated that the units exceeded the requirements for a “Highly Protective” water treatment device as for rotavirus as defined by the World Health Organization guidelines for testing of microbiological water purifiers (WHO, 2011).