Used worldwide by campers, hikers, militaries, emergency responders, and anyone else who needs to drink water from a questionable source, Potable Aqua iodine tablets will disinfect contaminated drinking water in a pinch. The tablets – which are intended for short-term or limited emergency use only –
make most water bacteriologically suitable for drinking, proving effective against Giardia lamblia when used as directed. Each Potable Aqua tablet contains 20 mg of Tetraglycine Hydroperiodide (TGHP), which liberates 8 mg of titratable iodine when released into water. Within 30 minutes, the iodine will have penetrated the cell walls of the microorganisms, rendering them inactive and making the water bacteriologically suitable to drink. Potable Aqua Plus Tablets neutralize the iodine aftertaste and color, improving the taste of your drinking water.
Potable Aqua – the most trusted name in water purification products, Potable Aqua is used by militaries and relief organizations around the world. Potable Aqua Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets are intended for emergency disinfection of drinking water
Potable Aqua Plus are neutralizing tablets for use after water has been treated with Potable Aqua. P.A. Plus neutralizes the iodine after-taste and color in the water
2 Potable Aqua tablets are required to treat 1 quart (1 liter) of water. 2 PA+ tablets will neutralize the residual iodine remaining after treatment. PA Plus tablets disintegrate rapidly and remove the iodine taste and odor within 3 minutes
Potable Aqua may be used in conjunction with a camping or emergency water filter. It is effective against bacteria, viruses, and many cysts such as giardia lamblia. Potable Aqua is not effective against cryptosporidium cysts
Potable Aqua provides an accurate dose, and is effective over extreme conditions such as cloudy water, low temperatures, and extreme pH. It is simple to use, and time-efficient. Potable Aqua may be used with a camping or emergency water filter