Model # 700

Internet #202708273

PurTest Bacteria Test Kit


Bacteria Test Kit

$1311 /each
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Product Overview

PurTest Bacteria Test is a do-it-yourself EPA based test that allows you to screen your water for dangerous levels of bacteria, Test for Ecoli (Escherichia Coli) and coli form bacteria which if present, indicate the possible existence of harmful bacteria. Add water sample to the test vial that includes the reaction media, shake and set aside. A color change from purple indicates unsafe conditions. Easy, reliable, fast, accurate, convenient. Nothing to mail, everything you need is included in the test. A free test for Nitrates and Nitrites is included with the test.

  • Do-it-yourself screening test for bacteria in drinking water
  • Test for ecoli and coliform bacteria
  • Nothing to mail, results right at home
  • Free test for nitrates and nitrites included




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Customer Questions & Answers

How many tests?

Asked by: MJ
Answered by: Priscilla
Date published: 2017-01-11


Asked by: 1973
By color If it stays purple your water is find Just fallow the instructions and it is very easy
Answered by: max
Date published: 2016-09-09

Is there a way to interpret the results for lake water for swimming?

Example: I have looked at the manual and can't figure out what I did wrong.
Asked by: Kim
No that is not what the kit is for.
Answered by: Priscilla
Date published: 2017-01-11

will this kit test for mold in my tap water

When I turn on my tap I can smell mold in the hot & cold water
Asked by: nandawg1
Answered by: max
Date published: 2016-09-09
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Customer Reviews

Bacteria Test Kit is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from My water had been tested by a lab and found to be positive for coliform bacteria. I also put some... My water had been tested by a lab and found to be positive for coliform bacteria. I also put some of the same water in one of these test kits. The test kit said that the water was negative for coliform bacteria. Do not trust them. Waste of money. I thought that if the kit also said that the water was contaminated, I would be able to use the kits to test on my own, and save the $39 that the lab charges. Not
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worked as advertised ... Worked as advertised
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Check the well water yourself I have a weekend lake house with a well for my water. Wells are great, except when you have problems with them, then not so much. We have had several problems, all involving stuff in the water that should not be. To make a long story short, we initially had bacteria from ground water seeping in around the casing. Got that fixed last year with a bit of creative concrete work. This year, we had a strange sulfur smell from the water. First check was to see if it was safe. This kit did the trick. Next was another kit to detect hydrogen sulfate. In the end adding a carbon filter after a pleated filter fixed the problem. I bought two different kits to insure they agreed with each other. They did.
Date published: 2014-11-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor performance. Easy to use. We were checking for Coli bacteria in our drinking water. We followed the directions exactly. Results were different than a licensed lab testing facility.
Date published: 2012-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use, and works this product did the trick! It was easy to use, and within a reasonable amount of time to allow any possible bacteria to grow in the culture(ours was negative), we had our answer in the two day time frame predicted. What a relief. Although the price competively wasn't bad, you would think a second bacteria test would be included in the package...
Date published: 2011-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relieable and accurate We had bacteria in our well water. Had a bacteria remover installed. Bought this to verify the bacteria was gone and it was. The test was so easy just fill the container provided and wait two days and that's it. We then had the health department test the water and it was satisfactory. Now I know I can test my own water when ever I want and get an accurate test. Thanks Home Depot.
Date published: 2016-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from just do not overfill, use teaspoon or eyedropper great but do not overfill, easy to pour in too much thereby spilling reactant
Date published: 2014-05-27
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