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CHOOSING A WATER STORAGE CONTAINER

The information below will help you to select water containers that will achieve guaranteed 5-year water storage life. Concentrate was tested and developed to be used with all containers that meet the following description.

NOTE: The following container information should be readily available from your Water Preserver™ dealer, emergency supply stores, or directly from the container manufacturer.

CONTAINER DESCRIPTION

New (unused), blow molded, rigid, all plastic containers made of virgin polyethylene resin, meeting the following criteria:1. Food Grade Materials:
The resin and additives must meet the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as items intended for use in contact with food.

1. Food Grade Materials:
The resin and additives must meet the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as items intended for use in contact with food.

2. Closures:
Closures shall be threaded plugs (bungs) or caps sufficient to prevent leakage. The closure MUST NOT BE VENTED and must use a gasket of FDA-approved material to form an air-tight seal. DO NOT use pumps, faucets, spigots, or other dispensing attachments as a closure.

3. UN Specification Recommended:

  • Look for a “UN” mark permanently embossed by the manufacturer on the bottom or side of the container. The UN specification mark assures the following:
  • The containers are randomly sampled and tested by the manufacturer and meet or exceed requirements for: Temperature, Impact, Vibration, Leakage, Static Pressure and Compression.
  • The containers are required to provide Ultraviolet (UV) light protection for their contents for the life of the container.
  • UN containers may be safely stored indoors or outdoors.

STORAGE TIPS - IMPORTANT

Never store emergency drinking water near stored gasoline, kerosene, pesticides or similar substances that can contaminate water.

DO NOT RE-OPEN any storage container until water is needed. Opening the container can introduce contamination. If opened, container must be emptied and refilled. See preparation steps 1-7 above.

WATER STORAGE LIFE
Laboratory tests have shown that water prepared and stored using Water PreserverTM, as directed, will remain bacteriologically safe for drinking for 5 years. This product is registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and State Agencies.

Please Note: The above Container Guidelines are intended only as a guide to selection of a safe, sturdy drinking water container. 7C's Safety & Environmental is not responsible for determining the suitability of a particular container for water storage or for its use with Water Preserver Concentrate, and assumes no liability for any action, injury or damage resulting from the use of this information.