More stories about Chemicals

  • Accident-Prone Waterpark Sued, Investigated

    Calypso Waterpark in Limoges, Ontario, Canada, is under investigation following a chlorine leak that sent 13 children to the hospital in August, according to local news reports.

  • MAHC Proposes CYA Restriction

    According to the latest working draft of the Model Aquatic Health Code, there’s no reason for indoor pools to use cyanuric acid, even in products such as dichlor and trichlor.

  • Top Swimmers’ Lung Damage May Be Linked to Chlorine

    A new study shows competitive swimmers training at indoor chlorinated pools may have lungs similar to people with mild asthma

  • NSF Supplement

    There is a lot more to NSF certification than a label. Discover the precise process behind the name.

  • Techs Find ‘Too Many Variables’ in Fill Water

    Service technicians are reporting unusual fluctuations in the chemical composition of fill water throughout the Sunbelt states.

  • Studies Linking Pools, Asthma ‘Flawed’

    The Belgian Superior Health Council has concluded that a series of studies published by a team of Belgian researchers does not provide clear evidence that swimming in chlorinated pools poses an asthma risk.

  • Clearing the Air

    I remember growing up as a swim team kid in the ’60s and ’70s. Life seemed a little more simple back then

  • Pool Chlorine Tied to Lung Damage in Elite Swimmers

    A new study shows competitive swimmers training at indoor chlorinated swimming pools may have lung changes like what is seen in people with mild asthma

  • Study Shows Pools May Affect Hormone Levels in Boys

    A recent study indicates that boys who swam in indoor chlorinated pools had concentrations of inhibin B (a testicular hormone biomarker) and total testosterone about 20 percent lower than those of boys who swam in a pool disinfected with copper–silver ion

  • Good Chemistry?

    Have you ever wondered what was or wasn’t in a container of pool and spa chemicals?