Chlorine as a fun spoiler

Having a pool or a jacuzzi can be a lot of fun, but less fun is the chlorine that always needs to be added as maintenance. The thing is, chlorine can be very harmful to your eyes, lungs, hair, nails, and also your skin. Moreover, chlorine can range from irritating to very harmful to the skin depending on your age or existing skin condition.

 The usefulness of chlorine The usefulness of chlorine

If you administer chlorine to your water you are doing so for the following 2 reasons: Purifying water, and killing unwanted microbes that are in the water. This can range from leaves on the surface, to sweat or urine in the water. Chlorine removes these contaminants and makes the pool swim-ready. 

However, a big but follows. Chlorine is not nearly as good as people think it is. Moreover, too few people are aware of the harmful effects of this chemical.

 The The "irritating" truth behind chlorine

Chlorine may be successful in the field of disinfection, but the reality is that this product also has harmful effects on human health.

When chlorine comes into contact with water, a reaction takes place in which hypochlorous acid is formed. During this chlorination process, the hypochlorous acid breaks down the cellular components of pathogens to eliminate them. In addition, this creates chloramines. These not only have a bad odor but also allow pathogens to infect swimmers.

In addition, chlorine can have a negative effect on human skin.
The other effects of chlorine on the skin. For example, it can lead to: dry skin, rashes, chlorine burns or aggravated conditions.

The best way to reduce chlorine irritation is to avoid chlorinated pools. Does this not always work? Then there are some alternatives including: applying vitamince C or moisturizing sufficiently after swimming.

Although chlorine is an effective disinfecting solution, it also has its drawbacks. We at Ultrasonic Group are well aware of this and with the help of Sonic’s devices we can ensure that less need will be needed for the administration of chlorine. This is because the transducers protect the water from all kinds of bacteria.

Protect not only your water but also your skin with the help of our devices.

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