Germany ready to report on asthma worry - Wet Leisure

A German Federal Environmental Agency investigation that exposure of children under two years of age to trichloramine while swimming may lead to an increased risk of developing asthma, will report formally this summer. 
Trichloramine can be formed as a reaction product of chlorine, used to disinfect pool water, and urine, sweat, cosmetics or skin cells – it causes the typical odour found in swimming pools, generally perceived as the ‘chlorine smell’.

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