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halazone

 [hal´ah-zōn]
a white, crystalline powder used as a disinfectant for water supplies.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hal·a·zone

(hal'ă-zōn),
A chloramine used to sterilize drinking water.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hal·a·zone

(hal'ă-zōn)
Chloramine used to sterilize drinking water.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Looking for Halazone tablets for her drinking water, she
Animals were live-trapped and euthanized with halazone. Tissue was collected from lungs and kidneys; urine, if present, was also collected.
We had the [chorine-based] halazone tablets, and we used to throw the stuff [the halazone-purified water] in the K rations, you know, because we were thirsty.
The department has distributed more than 12 million Halazone tablets, 100,000 Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) sachets and 2,000 sacks (25 kg each) of bleaching powder.