Coghlan's Emergency Germicidal Drinking Water Tablets

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Coghlan's Emergency Germicidal Drinking Water Tablets

Item Code: C7620    ||    Reg. Price: $6.99
Sale Price: $5.17

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Item Description
Coghlan's Water Tablets are a must on all trips for emergency disinfection of drinking water

50 tablets for solution in each bottle

One tablet will disinfect approximately one quart of water

EPA registration #34161-1

General Information
Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets are intended for emergency disinfection of drinking water. when used as directed, they make most water bacteriologically suitable for drinking. Used worldwide by campers, hikers, militaries, emergency organizations, and anyone needing to drink water of questionable bacteriological quality. These tablets are for use only when drinking water is suspected or known to be bacteriologically substandard. Not to be used on a continuous basis. For short term or limited emergency use only.

Active Ingredient:
Tetraglycine Hydroperiodide . . . 16.7%
Other Ingredients . . . . . . . . 83.3%
Each tablet contains 6.68% Titratable Iodine

Keep cap on bottle tightly sealed. Humidity, moisture and exposure to air will reduce effectiveness of tablets. We recommend that you do not keep an opened bottle for more than one year. Unopened bottles should remain effective for up to four years.
  • Iodine-based compound (no chlorine).
  • No unpleasant taste.
  • Easy to use.
  • 2 tablets make 1 quart of most water bacteriologically suitable to drink.
  • Ideal for emergency home use.
  • Uniform dosage per tablet assured - no guesswork.
  • A must for first-aid and survival kits.
  • Emergency Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets have not been shown to inactivate Cryptosporidium cyst.

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Add 2 tablets to 1 quart or liter of water and cap loosely to allow a small amount of leakage. Wait 5 minutes. Shake container to allow screw threads on the closure to be moistened, then tigthen cap. Wait 30 minutes before drinking.


STORAGE & DISPOSAL: Store in a cool dry place. If empty, do not reuse this container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.

Precautionary Statements: Hazard to humans and domestic animals.

WARNING: Avoid eye contact. Will cause severe irritation to eyes & mucous membranes. Harmful if swallowed. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling, and before eating, drinking, chewing gum or using tobacco.


If in eyes, hold open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after about 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.

If swallowed, call a poison control center immediately for treatment advice. Have a person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything to an unconscious person.

This item weighs 0.09 pounds

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SHIPPING TIMES: Most, but not all orders leave our warehouse within 3 business days, some orders may take longer. Allow time from the day we ship for FedEx, UPS or the USPS to deliver it to you from Upstate NY. Please call for rush orders before 2:00 Eastern time. That means that some items, to some locations could take two weeks or more. Remember, we're a 50 year old family run business, so feel free to call us for a rush. We can get most of our items out the same day and use next day air and get it to you tomorrow, but you need to call before 2:00 Eastern time.

SHIPPING CHARGES: To determine your shipping charge, simply add the items that you want to buy into your pack/shopping cart and click on the Secure Checkout button to go to the next screen and all you will need to enter is your zip code, hit the apply button and you will get your shipping charges before you have to enter any more information.

Prices subject to change without notice. We are not liable for any typographical errors or errors in pricing.

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Coghlan's Emergency Germicidal Drinking Water Tablets
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