Tipos de agua

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Water Type
Characteristics
Artesian Water
· From a well in a confined aquifer
· Water level in well must stand at some height above the top of the aquifer
· May also be known as "artesian wellwater"
Distilled Water
· Water that has been turned into steam to leave impurities behind
· Steam is condensed into pure water
· Due to its purity, distilled water is used in the manufacturing ofpharmaceutical and liquid dry prescriptions
Fluoridated Water
· Contains fluoride that is added within the limitations set by Federal Regulations
· Some spring and artesian sources have naturallyoccurring fluoride in trace amounts
Mineral Water
· Must contain no less than 250 parts per million (ppm) total dissolved solids (TDS) with the solids being the minerals in the water
· Must come froma geologically and physically protected underground water source
· Is distinguished from other types of water by the regular mineral and trace elements present
· No minerals may be added to thiswater
Purified Water
· Produced by distillation, deionization, reverse osmosis or other suitable processes that meet the legal definition of "purified water"
· May also be known as "demineralizedwater"
Sparkling Water
· Contains, after treatment and possible replacement of carbon dioxide, the same amount of carbon dioxide that it had at emergence from the source
· Soda water, seltzer waterand tonic water are not considered bottled waters. They are regulated separately and considered softdrinks
Spring Water
· Must come from underground formation and flow naturally to the surface of theearth
· Emanates from beneath the earth, from under strata that formed in prehistoric times
· Must be collected at the spring or through a bore hole tapping the underground formation finding thespring
Sterile Water
· Must meet the requirements under "Sterility Tests" in the United States PharMacPPCopoeia
· May also be known as "sterilized water."
Well Water
· Comes from a hole that is...
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