halazone


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halazone

(ˈhæləˌzəʊn)
n
(Chemistry) a powder that smells of chlorine and is used to purify water for drinking
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Peggy discussed the boiling method, the stabilized oxygen method, and other methods using bleach, iodine, halazone tablets, and other types of purification tablets.
I stopped to fill my canteen and put in some Halazone tablets [to purify the water].
Here's how it does happen: you load up a hundred pounds of gear on your back, flak jacket, pocket flares, wire cutters, radio batteries, Halazone tablets.