Patent Number: 6,251,274

Title: Faucet attachment for treating water

Abstract: The invention provides a faucet attachment for treating water issuing from a faucet of the type having a threaded outlet for receiving an aerator. The attachment has a valve assembly including a generally cylindrical inner structure having a faucet attachment for threadably engaging the thread on the faucet to seal the faucet attachment to the faucet, and a valve element below the faucet attachment. An outer structure contains the inner structure and includes a first outlet below the valve element, and a second outlet extending orthogonally with respect to said main axis. A housing receives water from the second outlet and a bottom exit is provided on the housing for dispensing treated water. The housing is movable angularly between a first position in which water leaves through the bottom exit. A cartridge is also provided for use in the attachment.

Inventors: Shepherd; Charles G. (late of Oakville, CA)

Assignee: Envirogard Products Limited

International Classification: B01D 35/00 (20060101); B01D 35/04 (20060101); B01D 035/02 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018