Water coming into your home, whether from municipal sources or a well, may contain impurities and contaminates that affect the taste, smell, and safety of the water you're drinking and cooking with. Pollutants such as lead, mercury, dirt, rust, silt, cysts, benzene, or chlorine can be found in regular tap water, resulting in cloudy and unsafe drinking water and ice. A good filter, like the Whirlpool refrigerator water filter 4396710, removes these impurities through the use of a block of activated carbon. As the water passes through the filter, contaminates are captured by the carbon and fresh, clean water is passed through, giving you healthy, better tasting water and ice.
We carry two filters in the 4396710 style - the OEM Whirlpool refrigerator water filter and the aftermarket Ready Accessories WF-31363C. The Whirlpool 4396710 has NSF ratings for standards 42 and 53, certifying the removal of chlorine taste and odor, and other contaminates such as sediment, sand, rust, lead, cysts, and other particulates. The aftermarket model by Ready Accessories is 100% compatible with the Whirlpool 4396710 and provides the same excellent filtration at a fraction of the cost. For the best performance, these filters should be changed every six months.