Accession Number : AD0741256

Title :   Evaluation of the Hypoiodous Iodine Tablet. Phase II.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL FIELD RESEARCH LAB CAMP LEJEUNE N C

Personal Author(s) : Hurst,Ned S. ; Gitin,E. L.

Report Date : MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : 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)

Descriptors :   (*WATER, PURIFICATION), (*IODINE COMPOUNDS, GERMICIDES), DECONTAMINATION, MICROORGANISMS, STORAGE, STABILITY, SOLUBILITY, SURVIVAL KITS

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE