Effective again viruses, bacteria, amoeba and giardia – the Micropur Forte Tablets from Katadyn are the lightweight disinfection tablets for your off-grid adventures.
These tablets have a safe amount of chlorine and silver ions in it and when used in combination with a filter for turbid water, will take 10 minutes to dissolve, a further 20 minutes to kill viruses and bacteria, and 120 minutes to effectively eliminate amoebas and giardia.
In this video, our gear expert Lauren talks you through everything you need to know about safely using the Micropur Forte Tablets from Katadyn.
She starts out with the specs of these tablets, the ingredients, how many you get in each packet, what it’s effective against, how long it takes to dissolve, how long you should leave it before drinking, and whether it has a taste or smell – so check it out above for all the details.
0:00 – Intro
0:22 – Ingredients
0:50 – Packet quantity
1:00 – When to filter water
1:25 – Dissolving the tablet
1:40 – Time required to kill viruses & bacteria