For Swimming Pool Disinfectant:
When used as directed, this product is effective as a swimming pool water disinfectant. The dosage necessary for your pool will change considerably depending upon those factors that burden the disinfection system. Some of the factors that will vary the required dosages are water temperature, bather load, exposure to windblown debris, thunder or rain storms and length of filtration cycle. Ensure all pool equipment is working properly. Backwash the filter system following manufacturer's directions. Adjust the ph to between 7.2-7.6. Add stabilizer to establish a minimum level of 30-40 ppm to reduce degradative effects of sunlight upon the chlorine residual. Check for metals. Before using this product, add stain and scale inhibitor to prevent staining of pool surfaces due to metals. When using other products as outlined in the directions for this product, always follow directions on those products.
For Start Up of Newly Filled Pools:
Before using this product make sure that the filtration system is clean and operating properly. Adjust the ph of the water to the range of 7.2-7.6 ppm using suitable products and a reliable test kit. Adjust the alkalinity of the water to a minimum of 125 ppm, based on the test kit reading. To initially achieve 1-3 ppm available chlorine, add 1.25 oz. product per 1,000 gallons of water. Add 1/4 oz product per 1,000 gallons water daily or as need to maintain that level. With pump running place 1 tablet per 10,000 gallons pool water every week into a suitable feeder like a floating dispenser or directly into a skimmer basket or automatic chlorinator. Repeat additions until a residual 1-3 ppm chlorine is established as determined by the use of a test kit. Regular use of a test kit is necessary to determine when it is necessary to add another dose of this product to maintain a residual of 1-3 ppm available chlorine in the pool water. After use of this product it is recommended that a preventative algae treatment be added on a weekly basis.
1/4 oz. per 1,000 gallons per day or as need to maintain 1-3 ppm available chlorine.
Inert Ingredients... 1%
Use this product to sanitize pool water.