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HEPA Filter, E2 Type 12 and 23P - TRUE Rated


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Regular Price: $36.41 USD
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Brand: Rainbow®
Manufacturer: Rexair, LLC
Item Number: R12179
Condition: New
Availability: In Stock
Warranty: 3 Years

HEPA Classification
Material (medium) H13
Retention (total) > 99.95%
Retention (local) > 99.75%

This is the factory original OEM True H13 class HEPA filter (Neutralizer) for the two speed E2 Type 12 and 23P (Black, Silver, e2 Gold) version Rainbow vacuum. If you only have an on and off switch and not a hi and low speed, then this filter IS NOT compatible.

You should replace your filter once every 4-6 years. If you need to replace it more often, you should change your water basin in the middle of cleaning. Once the water gets thick with dirt and debris, it becomes more difficult to filter. The dirt will start to bounce off the sludge and go up through the motor and get caught by the HEPA filter.

Be careful not to vacuum up drywall dust or baby powder as the water has a difficult time filtering this type of material.

Effective serial number 1000000 with a start date of September 4th 2003 through current production. The bulk item number for this is R12647B. Some websites list this part number for a single item which is incorrect.

Which are the classes of HEPA filters by their retention at the given most penetrating particle size (MPPS)?

HEPA Filters Specifications
HEPA Class Retention (total) Retention (local)
E10 >85% ---
E11 >95% ---
E12 >99.5% ---
H13 >99.95% >99.75%
H14 >99.995% >99.975%
U15 >99.9995% >99.9975%
U16 >99.99995% >99.99975%
U17 >99.999995% >99.9999%

Here is a link to more information about HEPA filters and the fraud within the filter industry...Wikipedia

It is better to toss your old filter and not replace it than to buy a generic filter. Generic filters do very little for the air quality while reducing your airflow and performance.

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  • 4 / 5 4/5 By Donna On Aug 29th 2019

    "Fixed my smelly vacuum. And shipped fast"

  • 5 / 5 5/5 By Kado Holiday On Jun 28th 2019

    "The right size item & arrived on time. In fact, it arrived before due date. Thanks"

  • 5 / 5 5/5 By Mark Beckemeyer On Jun 28th 2019

    "Excellent. My vacuum works like the day it's brand new again."

  • 5 / 5 5/5 By Bobby On Jun 14th 2019

    "Exactly what I needed... vacuum works as good as new!"

  • 5 / 5 5/5 By Brenda Seckman On Jun 12th 2019

    "Everything that I have purchased is wonderful the Hepa- filter and the oils that I purchased. Thank you for great service."


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