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Old 12-17-2009, 03:42 PM   #1
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DowFlake Xtra question?

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Does anybody know if DowFlake extra is safe to use?
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:07 AM   #3
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Thanks, I didn't think of going there.
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I believe you'll read the exact same wording on regular DowFlake / Peladow
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It is safe...so far. People have been using it about 2-3 years since DOW stopped the process of removing bromide from their calcium chloride. The only difference between the new DowFlake Xtra and the old DowFlake is the amount of bromide, which doesn't seem to be an issue. The purity is the same.
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It is safe...so far. People have been using it about 2-3 years since DOW stopped the process of removing bromide from their calcium chloride. The only difference between the new DowFlake Xtra and the old DowFlake is the amount of bromide, which doesn't seem to be an issue. The purity is the same.
there is an article on RC about the bromide, it wasn't a huge issue and WC's are enough to counter it, we don't get the Wages stuff here but Im sure what the LFS carries is repacked from them
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...we don't get the Wages stuff here but Im sure what the LFS carries is repacked from them
These are 2 different materials. DowFlake is calcium chloride and when dosed only adds calcium to the system and Mrs. Wages Pickling Lime is calcium hydroxide and when dripped into the system adds both calcium and alkalinity.
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These are 2 different materials. DowFlake is calcium chloride and when dosed only adds calcium to the system and Mrs. Wages Pickling Lime is calcium hydroxide and when dripped into the system adds both calcium and alkalinity.
Thanks ccCapt! you are totally correct lol, I slept thru chem class again
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