Purogene Use Instructions

Purogene Use Instructions


Regular Treatment for Maintaining Water Storage Systems

  1. Starting with a system known to be clean, simply add 1 ounce of PUROGENE per 30 gallons of tank capacity. Continue to use PUROGENE each time the system is filled.
  2. If the cleanliness of the system is unknown, follow the procedure for system disinfection and then continue to use PUROGENE at the rate of 1 ounce per 30 gallons water to maintain the system.


  1. For each 10 gallons of tank capacity, place 1 ounce of PUROGENE in a clean, plastic or glass container.
  2. To the measured PUROGENE, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and allow the mixture to stand in a shady spot for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the PUROGENE/lemon juice mixture to the tank or container and fill it with clean water.
  4. Run water from all outlets so as to completely fill all lines and fixtures with the treated water. If necessary, refill the tank till full.
  5. Let the system stand for at least an hour and then drain the tank and lines. You DO NOT need to flush the tank.
  6. The system is now disinfected and ready for use.
  7. Continue to use PUROGENE each time the tank is filled at a rate of 1 ounce PUROGENE per 30 gallons water.

PUROGENE is a 2% solution of stabilized chlorine dioxide (contains no free chlorine). Chlorine dioxide has been recognized safe for water treatment for more than 50 years.

PUROGENE, even in its concentrated form, is safe to handle.

PUROGENE does not impart a chlorine taste or odor to the water. Also, PUROGENE will eliminate many off tastes that are present in water.


PUROGENE is a powerful oxidizer and will bleach fabrics and some surfaces if spilled or splashed on them full strength

PUROGENE is an industrial concentrate. If taken internally, flush with water and consult a physician

In the case of eye or skin contact, flush the affected area thoroughly with water. If the area becomes irritated, consult a physician.

Store in a cool, ventilated area away from direct sunlight. In the case of a spill, flood the area with water before discarding to drain.

Avoid the contact of PUROGENE with strong acids and bleaches.


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