Aquatabs are water purification tablets or are often called water disinfection tablets / water disinfection tabs. Aquatabs are used for emergency water treatment in disaster situations and for long term point of use household water treatment programmes.
Aquatabs make water safe for drinking, cleaning teeth and washing fruit and vegetables by killing the water borne organisms that causes stomach disorders such as diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid.
Add 1 tablet to 1 litre of clear water. Leave for 30 minutes before use. Where there is sediment in the water, allow the water to settle or filter through a fine cloth then treat the water with Aquatabs.
Aquatabs are the world’s most recognised and largest selling brand of water purification tablets.
They are effervescent (self-dissolving) tablets, the US EPA approved active ingredient is NaDCC which is also known as Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate or Troclosene Sodium .
Aquatabs are used by all of the world’s major aid agencies, NGOs, relief organisations, peace keeping / defence forces and Ministries of Health. Aquatabs are also used for water treatment by international tourists in the water systems of RV / camper vans and for marine usage such as in yachts / boats.
Aquatabs are also used for life-long household water treatment and has over 13 million daily users globally.
Aquatabs offer both fast dissolving effervescent tablets and slow dissolving tablets for disinfection / purification of water. Larger Aquatabs Multipurpose Tablets are used for environmental surface infection control such as in field hospitals or general day to day medical surface disinfection.
The USA EPA registered active ingredient used in Aquatabs is a chlorine donor, but with unique properties that make it safer and more effective than bleach, iodine, chloramines and halazone.