Malignant Chlorine

December 08, 2012



We came across this article listing several of the "known dangers" for chlorine exposure.  We have been familiar with the concept that chlorine lingers on your hair and skin, forming a nasty layer of malignant chlorine.  We know that this layer of malignant chlorine continues to eat away at your hair and skin long after you leave the pool.    But, some of these other effects are somewhat shocking.  Here is a sampling (below).  You can click the link to the article to read more.

* Chlorine combines with natural organic matter decaying vegetation to form potent cancer causing trihalomethanes (THM's)

* Collectively include such carcinogens as chloroforms, bromoforms carbon tectachloride, bischlorothane and other cancer causing agents

* The level of chlorine in swimming pools is over 1,000% the level deemed minimally safe by the EPA in water

*Causes atherosclerosis, stroke and heart attack

*Causes skin to premature

*Damages the human eye

*Causes bladder, brest, testicular, colon, or rectal and bowel cancer as well as malignant nelanoma

*Damages lung tissue

*Causes acne, psoriasis, seborrhea and eczema

*Converts to dioxins - the most dangerous of cancer causing chemicals and which build up permanently within a person's body causing infertility and birth defects

*Damages the nervous system permanently 

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