consumer voice testing of one litre packaged drinking water

Packaged drinking water is now most commonly used by people everywhere. Whether travel, office or school, 1 lt packaged drinking water is used by one and all. But are they all safe? Do they meet the standard requirements? In order to find out the safety of 1 lt packaged drinking water, Consumer VOICE tested conducted in a NABL accredited lab. 

Products Tested: Bisleri, Bailley, Rail Neer, Kingfisher, Bonaqua, Kinley, Aquafina

Which are the parameters covered in the testing of 1lt packaged drinking water?
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What is TDS in packaged drinking water?
TDS or Total Dissolved Solids is directly related to the quality of water purification systems and affects everything that consumes, lives in, or uses water, whether organic or inorganic. As per the Indian standard, TDS in packaged drinking water should be 500 mg/liter maximum. Drinking-water becomes significantly and increasingly unpalatable at TDS levels greater than 1000 mg/litre.
What are the parameters concerning toxic substances?
As per the national standard, the toxic substances which should be within prescribed limit of Indian standard present in packaged drinking water are Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Cyanide, Lead, Chromium and Nickel.
What are test results?
The key findings are available in the March 2020 Digital Magazine. Click here to get the copy of the digital magazine right now.