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Safety Tips: Chemical Safety

Your pool is meant to be a source of fun and relaxation. Following these simple safety guidelines will help keep your pool fun and safe.

Simply follow these steps:

  • Always read Sustain product labels thoroughly and follow the directions carefully.
  • Don’t mix the blue-colored Sustain tablets with stabilized chlorinating tablets, which are usually white. A fire or explosion could result. [ More info...]
  • Before adding granular Sustain Shock Treatment to your skimmer, carefully remove the Sustain Tablet skimmer dispenser.
  • Always store chemicals in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight and out of the reach of children. Avoid allowing chemicals to come in contact with skin, eyes, hair of clothing. [ More info...]
  • Chemical pool treatment should always be done by a responsible adult, never a child.
  • Chemical containers should be kept tightly closed when not in use. Empty containers should be disposed of properly and quickly. [ More info...]
  • Wash hands thoroughly after handling any chemicals.
  • Try to avoid spilling pool chemicals onto trees, shrubs, flowers and other flora. Always wear rubber gloves when handling pool chemicals.
  • Safety goggles prevent eye injuries in case chemicals splash.
  • Don’t mix different pool chemicals together. [ More info...]
  • In case of an emergency, call AXIALLs Emergency Response Number at (304) 455-6882 or call your local Poison Control Center