Coghlan's Emergency Germicidal Drinking Water Tablets

Item Code: C7620
Reg. Price:  $6.99
Our Price:  $5.17
Clearance Price:  $4.59

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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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Customer Reviews —  1item(s)


the pills are so awesome that they clear the water
Review by Taty  (Posted on 3/4/2013)