PRESS RELEASE Coway's Neo Plus Water Purifier Earns NSF Certification for Water Filtration Ability in Low Water Pressure Areas 2023.01.16
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SEOUL, South Korea, January 16, 2022 – Today, Coway Co., Ltd., "The Best Life Solution Company," announces that it has been certified for its water filtration ability in low-water pressure areas with the NSF-JWPA P508 certification from NSF, awarded to the Neo Plus Water Purifier CHP-264L. This makes Coway the world’s first water purifier manufacturer to receive the NSF-JWPA P508 certification.
 
The NSF-JWPA P508 protocol evaluates point-of-use (POU) system performance in low water pressure areas. NSF-JWPA P508 was introduced in November 2022 by the NSF and Japan Water Purifier Association (JWPA) to devise household water purifier filtration performance standards according to varying regional water supply conditions and infrastructures.
 
To earn the NSF-JWPA P508 certification, products must undergo rigorous testing for the safety of materials in contact with drinking water and contaminant reduction performance, as well as a technical review by NSF. Additionally, the NSF audits the company’s manufacturing facilities to verify compliance with the protocol’s requirements.
 
As the world’s first product to earn the certification, the Coway Neo Plus Water Purifier CHP-264L is proven to filter water to the highest standard, even in regions with low-water pressure and flow. This is the result of Coway’s continued effort to develop custom filter systems suitable for low-water pressure areas like Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
 
Coway Neo Plus Water Purifier is one of Coway’s best-selling models that has been popular across South Korea and Southeast Asia markets due to its excellent water purification performance.
 
Coway Neo Plus Water Purifier is equipped with the Coway Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Filter System, which has the best contaminant removal performance among household water purifiers. The innovative system filters out water contaminants down to 0.4 nanometers, a ten-thousandth of the size of human hair, while providing abundant purified water.
 
Coway Neo Plus Water Purifier has also acquired certifications for removing 100 types of harmful substances, including perfluorinated compounds, natural radioactive materials such as uranium, environmental hormones, and algae toxin.
 
“As the Best Life Solution Company, Coway is committed to providing safe and clean water to global consumers all over the world. The NSF-JWPA P508 certification gives our customers confidence in the Coway Neo Plus Water Purifier CHP-264L,” said Chan Jung Park, CTO of Coway R&D center. “We will continue to develop innovative products and research filter systems to provide safe and hygienic water to our global consumers.”
 
About NSF
NSF is an independent, global organization that facilitates standards development, and tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment. Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. With operations in 180 countries, NSF is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Water Quality, Food Safety, and Medical Device Safety.
NSF’s Water Division provides risk assessments, testing, inspection and certification services for the water industry from source to tap. NSF facilitated the development of the American National Standards for all materials and products that treat or come in contact with drinking water to help protect public health and the environment and minimize adverse health effects. In 1990, the U.S. EPA replaced its own drinking water product advisory program with these NSF standards.
 
About Coway Co., Ltd.
Established in Korea in 1989, Coway, "The Best Life Solution Company," is a leading environmental home appliances company making people's lives healthy and comfortable with innovative home appliances such as water purifiers, air purifiers, bidets, and mattresses. Since being founded, Coway has become a leader in the environmental home appliances industry, with intensive research, engineering, development, and customer service. The company has proven dedication to innovation with award-winning products, home health expertise, unrivaled market share, customer satisfaction, and brand recognition. Coway continues to innovate by diversifying product lines and accelerating overseas business in Malaysia, the USA, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, and Europe, based on the business success in Korea. For more information, please visit http://www.coway.com/ or http://newsroom.coway.com.
 
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