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Why is Total Alkalinity so important in hot tubs or pools

ClearSpa Total Alkalinity Increaser Range

Total alkalinity is important in hot tubs and pools because it maintains the ideal pH level. Total Alkalinity, or TA, helps to prevent brown stains from forming on your pool walls and floor tiles. It also prevents these pesky corrosion problems that can suck all of the chemicals out of your system.… Read More

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GB BPR Biocidal Product Regulations

The Biocidal Product Regulations 2008 (BPR) are a set of European Union law designed to strengthen the Biocidal Products Regulation which was enacted in 2004. The Biocidal Product Regulations 2008 (BPR) implement a new approval system, which simplifies the approval process for biocidal products.… Read More

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Consequences of not using BPR products

Should a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer that sells biocidal products don’t comply with BPR regulations, then the United Kingdom by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) can assess hefty fines on the violator, and it doesn’t stop there. The violator chain goes up through the manufacturer to the distributor to the retailer that provides the non-BPR-regulated products.… Read More

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Stabilised Chlorine vs Un-stabilised Chlorine

Stabilised Chlorine vs Un-stabilised chlorine

The Total Chemical Solutions team often gets asked what the difference is between these two recommended forms of chlorine, and which one should be used. For years now, bromine has been a popular proactive option for on-site water sanitation due to its non-chlorine properties that are advantageous in hot tubs or spas because it does not cause dry skin like some chlorinated pools can.… Read More