Aquatabs Water Purification Tablets

5017-746
  • Available prices $19.25

Description

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Rapidly dissolving iodine-free tablets that can be used over the long term with no adverse effects. They are safe for adults (including pregnant women) and children. Effective against giardia, bacteria, and viruses, when directions are followed. They have not been proven effective against the cyst cryptosporidium when in the oocyst stage of its life cycle.

  • Contains 30 tablets. In normal use with clear water, each tablet treats 20 litres.
  • Requires 30 minute contact time with water.
  • No odour, nor colour, and will not stain plastic bottles.
  • Contains sodium dichloroisocyanurate (source of chlorine), certified to NSF / ANSI Standard 60.
  • Approved and used by international aid agencies including: NATO, WHO, Unicef, International Red Cross, Medecins Sans Frontieres, and Oxfam.

Tech specs

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Weight 11g
Ideal for Travel
Cartridge life

The life of the filter cartridge is based on the quantity of water you can treat before the cartridge is no longer effective. This does not apply to battery operated or chemical filter systems.

600L
Effective against protozoa

Protozoa are larger than one micron and include cryptosporidium and giardia.

No
Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 1.0 micron size range, but they can be as small as 0.002 microns.

Yes
Effective against particulate

Particulate consists of very small bits and pieces such as dirt or bugs.

No
Effective against bacteria

Bacteria can cause illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery and are about 1.0 micron in size, although some can be as small as 0.2 microns.

Yes
Made in Ireland