No, they only kill bacteria, fungus and other biological hazards. They both do the same things but one method leaves chemicals in your water and one doesn't.Does the purification tablet chemically neutralize certain things that boiling cant?
Yolanda, water purification tablets use a number of ways to 'Purify' the water from biological pathogens. (living Organisms)What do purification tablets do? Do you to do anything else to the water if you have purification tablets?