Compartment Bag Test (CBT) I Kit


Product description Brand name and product description

The Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test (CBT) is a portable water quality test that lets anyone determine if drinking water contains E. coli bacteria and poses a health risk. The test does not require electricity, cold chain, laboratories, trained technicians or specialized equipment. Water quality testing and monitoring are done in a few steps that generate quantified, color change results. The CBT Kit overcomes barriers to ongoing water quality monitoring where is was previously too difficult, impractical and costly.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Worldwide. Including developing countries, disaster relief locations, private well sites, recreational water areas and military zones. Examples of applications here.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Implementing organizations are customers of Aquagenx and include agencies such as: International Federation of Red Cross, Operation Blessing International.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Volume-based pricing is applied for CBT I Kits. Pricing ranges from $56-$100 per kit of 10 tests. Customers also pay shipping fees, and customs/duty fees if outside of the USA. A quotation request form is required. Inquiries can also be sent to: or

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

DelAgua Single Incubator, HACH Test Kits

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

SDG #6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals responsible for determining the viability of potable, irrigation or recreational water sources. The CBT provides actionable data that enables informed decisions about water quality, particularly in intermediate WHO risk ranges where decisions of water safety are often made.

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