Evaluation of the Hypoiodous Iodine Tablet. Phase II.
NAVAL MEDICAL FIELD RESEARCH LAB CAMP LEJEUNE N C
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The results on the feasibility of utilizing hypoidous acid HOI tablets as an agent for microbial decontamination of water is presented. Characteristics which were evaluated were disinfectant capabilities, solubility, and the influence of storage on these parameters. HOI tablets were stored for one year at 4C, ambient conditions, and 29C with a relative humidity of approximately 85. Storage conditions did adversely influence the iodine content, coloration, and solubility of the HOI tablets. Fresh tablets or those stored at 4C maintained high bactercidal and amoebicidal potency. Author
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