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DSU-H Dual-Stage Filter


  • Market: Healthcare – Infection Control
  • Application: In-Line
  • Solution: Bacteria / Viruses / Endotoxins
  • Product Number: 70-0285 / 70-0286

The Nephros DSU-H is a disposable in-line water ultrafilter used to filter EPA quality drinking water. The filter retains bacteria, viruses, and endotoxins. By providing ultrapure water for washing and drinking, the filter aids in infection control. The filter produces water that is suitable for wound cleansing, cleaning of equipment used in medical procedures and washing of surgeon hands.

Nephros DSU-H Dual Stage UltraFilter threaded


  • Proprietary 5 nanometer (0.005 micron) membrane technology for bacteria, virus, and endotoxin retention

  • FDA-cleared to aid in infection control for bacteria, in addition to virus and endotoxin

  • >11-log (B.diminuta) bacteria reduction; >8-log (PhiX-174) virus reduction; >5-log EU/ml endotoxin reduction

  • In-line design for outbreak response or as part of a proactive water management program

  • Designed for in-line applications for sinks, showers, ice-machines, water fountains, and more

  • Long continuous 180-day (6-month) filter life reduces frequency of filter changes

  • Produces water suitable for drinking, hand washing, and cleaning of medical equipment used in medical procedures

  • Available with quick-connect or 1/2″ threaded connections


  • Max Inlet Pressure*: 100psi (6.8 bar)
  • Filter Membrane: Medisulfone®
  • Material: Polysulfone
  • Pore Size: 0.005 Microns
  • Bacteria Retention: >1011 (B. diminuta)
  • Virus Retention: >108 (PhiX-174)
  • Dimensions: 13” L x 2.5” D
  • Surface Area: 2.8 m2
  • Clean Water Flow Rate: 3.0 GPM at 60psi (4 bar)
  • Connections: Quick Connect (CPC (PLC)); Threaded (1/2 NPSM)
  • Replacement: Up to 6 months
  • Configuration: Dual-Stage Filtration

* For inlet pressures above 75psi, a pressure regulator should be installed (≤75psi) to account for plumbing system pressure fluctuations (typically up to+/- 25psi). A hammer arrester should be installed in applications where water hammer may be present.

Associated Installation Kits & Components

  • 70-0290 Install Kit – In-Line
  • 70-0291 Install Kit – Shower
  • 70-0292 Install Kit – Sink
  • 70-0293 Install Kit – Disinfect
  • 70-0298F Display Kit
  • 70-0901 Wall Clips
  • 70-0902 Quick Connect with Valve
  • 70-5000 Filter Evaluation Service

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