trichloroisocyanuric acid

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trichloroisocyanuric acid

[trī¦klȯr·ō¦i·sō¦sī·ə¦nu̇r·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C3Cl3N3O3 A crystalline substance that releases hypochlorous acid on contact with water; melting point is 246-247°C; soluble in chlorinated and highly polar solvents; used as a chlorinating agent, disinfectant, and industrial deodorant. Also known as symclosene; trichloroiminocyanuric acid.
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Results indicated a 50 to 90% increase in the disinfection efficacy when Microsafe is used in conjunction with trace levels of trichloro-s-triazinetrione and also calcium hypochlorite, both pool water sanitizers.
Two cases holding 360 ounces of the dry chlorine trichloro-s-triazinetrione, also known as trichloro or pool shock, had begun smoking.
Isocyanurates: chlorine products sold pre-mixed with the stabilizer cyanuric acid: Trichloro-s-triazinetrione (trichlor) and sodium dichloro-s-triazinetrione (dichlor).