Potable Aqua Iodine Tablets
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Potable Aqua tablets offer easy and quick water purification technology. Light and easy to carry or pack on the trail or on your travels. Makes questionable water bacteriologically suitable to drink. Proven effective against Giardia Lamblia when used as directed. Major ingredient: Tetraglycine Hydroperiodide or Iodine for short. For use as emergency supplement or short term camping use. Weight: .21 oz.
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
An iodine based tablet that works on all bacteriologically impure water. One bottle contains 50 tablets and will purify 25 to 50 quarts of water, depending on source of water.
Potable Aqua iodine tablets are a lightweight and economical way to make water suitable for drinking. Iodine tablets kill bacteria, viruses and giardia without the weight, bulk and cost of a water filter. Includes 50 tablets; 2 tablets treat 1 quart of water. Each tablet contains 20mg of tetraglycine hydroperiodide, which releases 8 ppm of titratable iodine. Potable Aqua tablets require that you wait at least 30 min. before drinking the treated water. Unopened bottles of Potable Aqua tablets should remain effective up to 4 years when maintained under controlled temperatures between 60 and 86degF. An opened bottle of Potable Aqua should not be kept for more than 1 year. Caution: Iodine tablets are not effective against.
Potable Aqua iodine tablets from Wisconsin Pharmacal will deactivate viruses, Giardia and other micro-organisms but aren't large and expense like other purification systems.
- Mountain Gear