Check to make sure that the valve on the plastic bag is
closed; fold the top of the bag down tightly, roll toward fastener,
and snap securely to make a watertight seal.
Let the chemical stand in the bag for a few minutes to
let it disintegrate, if necessary, pulverize the chemical by kneading
gently until it is completely dissolved.
Agitate the bag gently for 60 minutes before drinking
After drinking, insure that bag is closed securely to
conserve the remaining water.
2-24. CELLULOSE SPONGE (Figure 1-5; item 13)
The cellulose sponge is for removing water out of the bottom of the
life raft and for gathering drinking water.
2-25. SEA MARKER (Figure 1-5; item 19)
The sea marker dye is contained in a small packet, and can be
secured to a person with ties which are attached to the bag. With
calm seas and in clear weather, the dye can be seen from a height