Careful Select Bottled Drinking Water - People are encouraged to choose products of drinking water (drinking water) is guaranteed hygienic and do not contain any form of bacteria coli (E. coli). If you drink bottled water that has bacteria above the threshold, a person's health may be disturbed and exposed to the disease.
"People need to be careful in buying bottled water products. If not, we can get digestive problems like diarrhea and vomiting," said the Central Testing Section Chief Agro Industries (BBIA), Mulhaquddin, Thursday (25/11/2010) in Jakarta.
Mulhaquddin asserted, manufacturers need to pay attention to drinking water quality test using a laboratory accredited by National Accreditation Committee (KAN). Standard used must also be in accordance with the rules of drinking water and the Indonesian National Standard (SNI).
To find a drinking water is guaranteed hygiene, required level of TPC (total colonies of microorganisms) is low. "If the TPC was already low, it is not just drinking water is safe to eat, but also taste fresher and does not produce substances that smells," he said.
Head of Certification Testing and Calibration BBIA, Maman Rohaman, explained, decent and safe water to drink can be viewed from two aspects.
First, the physical through the normal sense, no smell, color (a maximum of 5 units Pt-Co), p6 6.0 to 8.5 and 1.5 NTU maximum clarity.
Second, free from chemicals, radioactive and harmful bacteria (like Escherichia coli, Salmonella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa).
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