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LifeStraw Mission

LifeStraw Mission
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High-volume, gravity water purifier for outdoor expeditions, adventure travel, and use in emergencies.

-High performance purification technology removes viruses, bacteria, parasites and microplastics
-Includes 5 or 12 liter gravity bag, with quick-connect hose, purification cartridge and built-in backwashing system
-Compact and lightweight: just 1.17 lbs with high volume capacity to purify 12 liters per hour
-Lifetime of 4,755 gallons (18,000 liters), enough for 5 people for over 3 years
-This product gives back: one product, one school child, one year of clean water

The LifeStraw Mission is a gravity powered system that purifies water to 0.02 microns, making contaminated water safe to drink by removing bacteria, parasites, microplastics, and viruses. Ideal for groups, the LifeStraw Mission can provide more than 18,000 liters (4,755 gallons) of clean water and filter as much as 12 liters (3.4 gallons) per hour.

The hollow fiber membrane removes

  • 99.999% of viruses (Rota virus, Hepatitis A)
  • 99.9999% of bacteria (E. coli)
  • 99.9999% of parasites (Giardia, Cryptosporidium, etc.)
  • 99.999% of microplastics


  • Kit includes: Includes 5 or 12  liter gravity bag, with quick-connecting hose, purification cartridge and built-in backwashing system ,
  • Filtration technology: 0.02 micron hollow fiber membrane ultrafiltration cartridge
  • Purifier lifetime: 4,755 gallons (18,000 liters)
  • Flow Rate:12 liters/hr
  • Food grade materials (US FDA 21 CFR standards)
  • Roll bag capacity: 12 liters
  • Weight (Filter and roll bag): 18.72oz (1.17 lbs)
  • Roll bag material: TPU laminated with nylon
  • Hose length: 27.55”
  • Filter size: 12.59’’
  • BPA Free
  • Recyclable

Lab Information

LifeStraw believes that responsible manufacturing includes creating and maintaining a strong evidence base for their product claims and their intended impacts. All products undergo rigorous independent testing to meet or exceed protocols established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) They also built and run an ISO accredited water laboratory based in Vietnam that does quality validation and testing of all of our new and existing products.


  • Hollow fiber membrane filter: 0.02 micron pore size. Removes 99.999% of viruses, 99.999999% of bacteria, 99.999% of parasites, and 99.999% of microplastics.
  • Also removes turbidity (silt, sand, and cloudiness).
  • Meets US EPA drinking water standards for bacteria and protozoa reduction.
  • Meets highest, 3 star category based on testing under the World Health Organization household water treatment performance scheme
  • Purifier lifetime: 4,755 gallons (18,000 liters)
  • Flow Rate: 12 liters/hr

Part Numbers

7640144283582 WAT42674999