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Potable Aqua® Water Purification Tablets has been discontinued.
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Whether camping, canoeing, hunting, or engaging in any sort of outdoor activity, it pays to be mindful of your water supply. A bottle of Potable Aqua® tablets takes up very little space, weigh less than a pound, and when used correctly will protect you from a host of parasites, viruses and bacteria.

Potable Aqua® Water Purification Tablets:

Potable Aqua® Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets are intended for emergency disinfection of drinking water. When used as directed, they make most water bacteriologic-ally suitable for drinking. Used worldwide by campers, hikers, military, emergency organizations and anyone needing to drink water of questionable bacteriological quality. Potable Aqua® is for use only when drinking water is suspected or known to be bacteriological substandard. Not to be used on a continuous basis. For short term or limited emergency use only.

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.

  • Ready in just 30 minutes. Easy to use.
  • Ideal for Camping, hiking and travel
  • Proven effective against Giardia Lamblia when used as directed

Features says….

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.


  • Both have 50 tablets per bottle

Iodine does not definitely kill Cryptosporidium

NOT recommended for people with heightened iodine sensitivity or allergy

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