From the world’s leading manufacturer of ultraviolet, handheld water purification systems, SteriPEN Classic [$69.95] makes water safe to drink quickly and easily when you’re camping, hiking and experiencing outdoor adventures. A responsible solution to having safe water available away from home, Classic can keep 16,000 plastic water bottles from entering the waste cycle. No carrying bottles of water or worries about getting sick. When a water source such as a stream is available, with lightweight and portable Classic you’ll have safe drinking water in as little as 48 seconds. Just gather water in a bottle or container, remove the Classic lamp cover, press the start button, submerge in water and stir. When the UV lamp turns off, your water is safe to drink. Affordable and efficient, Classic purifies 200 half-liter servings of water on just one set of AA lithium batteries and has a lifespan of up to 8,000 liters. That’s seven years of safe drinking water for your backyard and backcountry adventures. Cities around the world have used UV light to make water safe to drink for over 100 years. UV light destroys germs’ ability to reproduce and make you sick. SteriPEN destroys: 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, 99.9% and protozoa.