EF-CHLOR water treatment tablets

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  1. Bushman5

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    PROS

    - very inexpensive ($14 CDN for 100 tablets)
    - each 67mg tablet treats 5.5 gallons of water
    - can be used to sterilize surfaces, wash vegetables, sterilize containers etc
    - zero odor, taste
    - tablets are a compacted powder form, not a gooey paste tablet like PRISTINE tablets
    - only water treatment tablet approved by WHO (World Health Organization) and DOD.

    CONS

    - one tablet treats 5.5 gallons........so if you have a 1 liter bottle you need to make a solution (in small nalgene bottle) and dose your canteen with a few drops.
    - 30 min treatment time - however this can be sped up by increasing the dosage.

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    tablet size compared to a dime.
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    setup for bulk solution for hiking. 1 tablet dissolved in water.
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    these will ideal for the earthquake kit, disasters etc where water quality is bad. Also good for truck camping...1 to 2 tablets will treat the 20 liter nato water can , providing clean drinking water, hand washing water etc.
     
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    Nice review @Bushman5, sodium dichloroisocyanurate, better known simply as Dichlor, is a very common stabilized form of Chlorine commomly used for pool sanitation. You can buy it in powered bulk form almost anywhere, including Walmart.
     
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    i have seen pool sanitation tablets....often thought about stocking upon them for disaster use (earthquake etc), for mass purification of crap water.

    but the stuff sold here has warnings left right and center on the containers saying NOT for drinking water use. .....

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    Nice review
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    I'm guessing they don't monitor the level of impurities in their products and don't want to take on the liability associated with claiming their products are O.K. for drinking water sanitation.

    The larger tablets sold for pool sanitation are usually made from Trichloroisocyanurate (Trichlor). There are some companies that have certified Trichloroisocyanurate products for drinking water use. For example Horizon® 90 PT.
     
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    good to know....even cheaper for mass treatment

    either way, these are great. Literally carry one tablet for a day hike or overnighter, and make a solution in the little bottle, then dose the canteen as needed for drinking water, or dose it stronger for sanitation/cleaning purposes after latrine use etc.
     
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