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Potable Aqua Iodine and Taste-Neutralizer Tablets

    Potable Aqua Iodine and Taste-Neutralizer Tablets

    Potable Aqua iodine tablets kill bacteria, viruses and giardia while taste-neutralizing tablets help rid treated water of the iodine taste. See details

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    Potable Aqua iodine tablets kill bacteria, viruses and giardia while taste-neutralizing tablets help rid treated water of the iodine taste.

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    Potable Aqua iodine tablets kill bacteria, viruses and giardia while taste-neutralizing tablets help rid treated water of the iodine taste.

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    Potable Aqua iodine tablets kill bacteria, viruses and giardia while taste-neutralizing tablets help rid treated water of the iodine taste.

    • Iodine tablets make most water bacteriologically suitable for drinking, while neutralizing tablets neutralize taste, odor and color
    • Each bottle includes 50 tablets; 2 iodine tablets treat 1 quart of water
    • Each iodine 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 86°F
    • An opened bottle of Potable Aqua should not be kept for more than 1 year
    • Caution: Iodine tablets are not effective against Cryptosporidium ; Potable Aqua Chlorine Dioxide tablets (sold separately) are effective against Cryptosporidium

    Caution: Iodine is not effective against Cryptosporidium.

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    Potable Aqua Iodine and Taste-Neutralizer Tablets Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Tablet
    Protozoa, bacteria and viruses
    25 quarts
    6 ounces
    Filter type
    Removes/Destroys
    Output
    Weight

    Potable Aqua Iodine and Taste-Neutralizer Tablets

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    Potable Aqua Iodine and Taste-Neutralizer Tablets is rated 4.3333 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yummy Does exactly what it says. I didn't die and the water didn't taste like iodine so I consider that an A++++!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Way to Purify Water I have used these pills over a number of back country trips, and they have worked very well (i.e. no sicknesses). First, I must say that I only take water from significant bodies of water that are moving, if possible. I plan my trips around finding these sources. I have not used these pills on stagnant, discolored water because there is no need to in the Colorado Rockies, where streams and lakes are abound. Most commonly, for a standard 3 night trip, I will hike the first day using all tap water that I put in my bladder and other bottles before the trip. Then, when we make camp, I fill up a three gallon collapsible water container from a back-country source. I then put about 24 of these pills in the container, and 30 minutes later, I have pure, great tasting water for the rest of the trip (this is if we stay put over the next 3 days). Do not put the iodine pills directly into your water bladder, because the bladder will get stained. Put the pills into another water-filled container, and then put that water into your bladder after the pills have worked. Overall, these pills are great. They are EXTREMELY lightweight and low-presence. I drink a lot of water while backpacking, so I find myself buying these 2-part packets about once a month, so the price can add up. However, having access to assuredly clean water is not something I am willing to compromise.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from They don't work everywhere. I've used these backpacking in CA and most recently in Hawaii. No problems here in CA, but I caught Giarida in Hawaii despite using these tablets to treat our water. We followed the instructions as always, but as others have stated they just do not kill everything. I'd use them again, but only combined with another method such as a filter or Steripen, which I'd considered buying but cheaped out - now I'd gladly pay that price because Giardia is miserable, recurs, and the medicine to kill it makes you feel even worse.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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