A stabilized, granular, fast-dissolving form of chlorine (chlorinated isocyanurate). Because of it’s fast dissolving nature it is sometimes sold as ‘shock’ (not a good idea since it will raise CYA levels fairly quickly). It is mildly acidic and will lower pH and TA. Causes CYA to rise with continued use so it is not a good choice for those with cartridge filters or in climates that do not winterize pools and have an extended swim season. It will add .9 parts CYA for every 1 part chlorine it adds.