When BCDMH is used to sanities a pool or spa bath water, it provides bromine in the form of hypobromous acid. Hypobromous acid combines with nitrogen compounds from bathers to produces bromamines. Unlike chloramines, there is no irritating odor associated with bromamines. The hypobromous acid can be regenerated by shock treatment with OXYGEN SHOCK.
The most powerful disinfecting form of bromine in water. Sometimes called the killing form of bromine.
Most powerful form of disinfecting bromine in water.
The active form of bromine in water.
Hypobromous acid is a weak, unstable acid with chemical formula HOBr. It occurs only in solution and has chemical and physical properties that are very similar to those of hypochlorous acid.