Potable Aqua® 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. Potable Aqua® is 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.
The iodine supplied by Potable Aqua® is NOT effective as a blocking agent to prevent thyroid damage in the event of a radiation emergency. DO NOT INGEST POTABLE AQUA FOR THIS PURPOSE.
For more information on radioactive uptake by the thyroid gland, please visit:
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/radiation/ki.asp or consult your health care provider.