Ammonia (NH3)

February 18, 2016 | Categories:

  1. nitrogen-containing compound that combines with free chlorine to form chloramines; chloramines have a strong chlorine odor and can cause skin and eye irritation
  2. introduced into the water by swimmers as waste (perspiration or urine) or by other means; quickly forms foul-smelling, body-irritating chloramine – a disabled, less- effective form of chlorine
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