LO-CHLOR ALGAECIDE

High strength, long life algaecide for swimming pools

ALGAECIDE

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

If algae is present prior to application, it is recommended that it is treated before adding Lo-Chlor Algaecide. Shock dose the pool with a suitable chlorine shock and run filtration for 24 hours.

  1. Ensure bathing has ceased before applying this product.
  2. Adjust pH to 7.0-7.2.
  3. Clean pool thoroughly by brushing the walls and floor and vacuum these areas and filter as normal.
  4. Following the dose rate table add the required dose to water in a suitable clean plastic bucket. With the circulation running evenly distribute around the pool.
  5. Continue to circulate the pool water for 24 hours, do not add any other chemicals during this period.
  6. Maintain pH between 7.2 – 7.6.
  7. Bathing can resume after 1 full turnover of swimming pool water, typically 4-5 hours.

Caution: When dosing the product excessive copper concentrations may stain hair and swimwear as well as discolour pool surfaces!!

For perfect pool water, it is recommended that Lo-Chlor Algaecide is used in conjunction with one of our phosphate removal products such as Lo-Chlor Starver® and Starver® X. Removing phosphates, prior to adding Pool Algaecide, ensures the product remains effective for longer.

LO-CHLOR ALGAECIDE DOSE RATE TABLE

Pool Volume Dose (prevention) Dose (algae treatment)
30,000 litres 250ml 500ml
60,000 litres 500ml 1000ml
120,000 litres 1000ml 2000ml

N.B. Copper in water reduces the activity of chlorine and bromine. Check chlorine or bromine levels 24 hours after applying this product and adjust according to the required levels. Copper concentrations in the swimming pool water must not exceed 1mg/ltr. Check copper levels with a suitable copper test kit.

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ALSO CONSIDER…

For perfect pool water, it is recommended that Lo-Chlor Algaecide is used in conjunction with one of our phosphate removal products such as Lo-Chlor Starver® and Starver® X. Removing phosphates, prior to adding Lo-Chlor Algaecide, ensures the product remains effective for longer.