The SteriPEN brand hasn't been around all that long, it was in 1999 then the first SteriPEN was sold through REI in the United States. They gained traction quickly after that with TIME Magazine naming the SteriPEN one of the "Top 100 All-Time Gadgets".
Nowadays, the SteriPEN is known as the first and fastest portable UV water purifier available. UV treatment is effective against viruses, bacteria and protozoa, and is works within seconds, making them a user-friendly alternative to pumps, chemicals and filters.
The SteriPEN is available in multiple formats to cater for any activity. Bushwalkers, hikers, solo adventurers and travellers can all benefit from the simplicity and reliability of the SteriPEN.