Emergency Outfit for the Immediate Purification of Contaminated Water

Maker and role
Pond's Extract Co. Ltd
Production date
1942

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Plain brown box containing a water purification kit: glass bottle of five sodium thiosulph grm 0.45 tablets with a cork stopper, label with instructions reads: 'Add one tablet to each two gallons of water'; three glass vials of NaOCl, 2 1/2 % available Cl. with labels: 'To add to each two gallons of water.' Two other sectons for vials are empty. Leaflet on: 'Water Sterilisation' explains the steriliation of water by adding Chlorine released from Hypochlrite of Soda Solution. Leaflet begins: 'Fatalities in wartime are unfortunately unavoidable but illness and death from an Epidemic caused by drinking infected water can and must be prevented.' Directions for use appear on a label on the front of the box.
Collection Type
Objects
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Media/Materials
Catalogue Number
3055/98

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