I am looking to see if there is a common substance that I can use to replace this expensive stuff
It is branded ad "pool first aid" it is the active ingredient
It really did work in our pool making it look good.
Not sure how it works but it did.
Poly Dimethyldiallylammonium Chloride
Product code: LY PDAC
CAS Name: 2-Propen-1-aminium,N,N-dimethyl-N-Propenyl-,chloride homopolymer
CAS No.: 26062-79-3
Appearance: Colorless to light yellow viscose liquid
Solid content: 40%
Used as flocculants in water and wastewater treatment. In the mining and the process of mineral, it is always used in dewater flocculants which can extensively applied in treating various mineral mud, such as coal, taconite, natural alkali, gravel mud and titania. In the papermaking, it is used as paper conductivity paint to make conductive paper. Moreover, this product also can be used as conditioner, antistatic agent, wetting agent, shampoo, emollient and so on