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Thread: Bio-Dex Skill–It. Bees. Wasps.

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    Bio-Dex Skill–It. Bees. Wasps.

    Bio-Dex Skill–It. Bees. Wasps.

    Does this product repel bees and wasps?

    What are the side effects?

    Quaternary Ammonium Compound

    49.8% Alkyl (60%C14 30%C15 5%C12 5%C16) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride

    0.2% Dialkyl (60%C14 30%C15 5%C12 5%C16) methyl benzyl ammonium chloride

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    Re: Bio-Dex Skill–It. Bees. Wasps.

    No idea on its insecticidal properties but linear quats are the common components in cheap algaecides (also found in non-alcohol based hand sanitizers). They are easily broken down by chlorine into compounds that cause water to foam.

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    The side effects will be increased FC demand if you add it to your pool water as well as possible foaming.
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    Re: Bio-Dex Skill–It. Bees. Wasps.

    Sounds like a terrible idea in that case then. Unless you like foaming, and increased FC demand.

    I'll pass.
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