Non-chlorinated shock treatment Chlorinated shock treatment
Eliminates combined chlorine (chloramines and odours). Eliminates algae.
Clarifies cloudy water. Clarifies cloudy water.
Tolerant to sun’s ultraviolet rays. Not tolerant to sun’s ultraviolet rays.
Bathing possible immediately after the treatment. Bathing possible 24 hours after the treatment.
Doesn’t affect the pH level. Increases the pH level.
For optimal effectiveness, a chlorine level between 1 and 3 ppm is required. Provides a reserve of chlorine.
Note: Non-chlorinated shock treatment (Oxy) is not a disinfectant. It is important to combine it with chlorine to ensure that the water is disinfected.