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Water Purification Tablets

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  • 50 effervescent water purification tablets
  • each tablet treats 1 to 2 litre(s) of suspect water
  • wait 20 minutes before drinking
  • 17mg effective ingredient concentration
  • 5 loose strips

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  • Boxed-product Weight: 9 g
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  • Manufacturer reference: S6-SKEG-9PZ7
  • ASIN: B000ZJAW0Y
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 20 Nov. 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,151 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Dave M TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 17 Aug. 2011
I have just returned from a trekking holiday in Greenland and found these tablets to be invaluable.

I know that some people say that the water in the streams and lakes is completedly safe to drink, however the sheep dropping and green slime in some places made me think otherwise...

The important thing is that, when doing strenous walking, to drink enough. For a 10 hour day, carrying enough water isn't really an option, so it is necessary to pick up water en route. These solved that problem.

I do agree that there is taste of "swimming pool", however this is the lesser of two evils, the other being the effects of dodgy water (I'll leave that to your imagination).

In my opinion, essentail for being out where the quality of water cannot be guaranteed.

One point of note, and I'm not sure if this is true of not. I have been told that UV light, i.e. sunlight, can stop these working. I was taught that, if you use these, you must use either an opaque bottle or put your water bottle inside your rucksack; a transparent bottle in a net pocket is a no-no. As I say, I have been taught this, but I have no way of knowing if it is correct, but just to be on the safe side, I keep my bottle inside my pack until the waiting time is over.

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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Sandra Buss on 7 Feb. 2010
This was given to a niece of mine as a gift to take with her on a trek in Peru. She said they were very helpful with the water issues and they worked extremely well.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Miss on 31 Jan. 2014
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These tablets are great value, cheaper than I've previously seen them for. I live in Africa so I use these regularly. They have a horrid chlorine taste, but by adding the juice of one lime or an effervescent vitamin the taste soon disappear.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By WillMackie on 7 Aug. 2013
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There's other reviews on here that hit the nail on the head.

I'm just going to add my experience with them.

I bought these in anticipation of going for a long weekend camping so I could carry little water.

The thing I noticed was how much the treated water tasted of chlorine; in the kind of situations these should be used in, that's neither here nor there.

It's also worth noting that it's best to place the tablet in 2 litres of untreated water (as instructed) leave the lid of the bottle loose and give it a shake for 2-3 minutes prior to letting stand for 30 minutes that helped a little with the taste.

Also, I made the mistake of filling my CamelBak with the untreated water and then adding the tablet. Don't do that. It tastes awful and I can't imagine it being very good/healthy for you or your water bladder.

As for the five stars, I've used them from all throughout the weekend and my insides are very much still inside of me.
The chlorine taste is a trivial thing to deal with. If you NEED to use these tablets then you're probably very desperate for clean water - the faint taste of chlorine isn't going to stop you.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By W. Fairclough on 9 Sept. 2010
They make the water taste like strong swimming pool water which is fairly discusting but ok with juice.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Dave on 29 May 2012
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I took these tablets camping since we would mainly be drinking burn water. Tablets are tiny so take up very little room in a bag. They only leave a very faint tast of chlorine.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A. Chaudhuri on 9 Aug. 2013
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Very good, I didn't get upset stomach at all with this in India. Treatment takes seventy minutes if you have one tablet per litre for the worst bacterias such Giarda
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Annie on 2 July 2014
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Took them to India ans Sri Lanka. Used them mainly for clean water to wash our teeth..etc it does smell of chlorine but i guess this is inevitable and better than putting filthy water in your mouth. If we did run out of water i would find ok to drink it too.
We did not get sick once so I guess it did a good job
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