Micropur Forte MF purification tablets.....

Jarrad

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Hey all,
Recently I've been going through some kit and have found a heap of the above mention tabs. Anyway they say they expire 02/14, but they have been stored in a dry cool place with no damage at all to the foil packaging, I would have thought that they would be good for ages......

Does anyone know much about these or any puri tabs?
Is it worth keeping them or ditching and getting new ones?

Cheers

Jarrad
 

Wentworth

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Hi Jarrad,
I'd chuck them and buy new tabs. Both Micropur and Aquatabs use the chlorine to kills nasties so they're equally effective. The only difference is the silver ions which stops regrowth over the long term, which isn't an issue for a few days in the bush.
Aquatabs are about $10 for 50, so not worth the risk of out of date ones for me personally.
 

Aussie123

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Given the shelf life is about 3 - 4 years (when new), they would probably be OK if you found yourself with them or nothing,
but I don't think anyone would actually say "use them" (given that you can easily get some fresh tabs) !
 
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