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A survey revealed that 1 in 5 Americans admit they have peed in a pool. But what really happens when you pee in the pool? It's not the urine that is the problem… it's what happens when urine mixes with pool chemicals, including chlorine, that is catching researchers' attention.

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from Etsy

Warning: Sharks Have Been Spotted In This Pool Sign

Warning: Sharks Have Been Spotted In This Pool Sign (12" x 8") on Etsy, $19.95

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Funny song: Please Don't Pee in the Pool ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww! LOL AND NO LITTLE BROWNIES EITHER PLEASE! :)

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from Healthline

Why Peeing in the Pool Is Chemical Warfare

Why Peeing in the Pool Is Chemical Warfare Peeing in a swimming pool creates a chemical, cyanogen chloride, that is banned under the U.S. Chemical Weapons Convention

from WIRED UK

Dan Ariely: 'What kids peeing in the pool can teach us about bankers'

Dan Ariely: 'What kids peeing in the pool can teach us about bankers' (Wired UK)

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from USA TODAY

Peeing in the pool can actually be bad for you

peeing in the pool harmful for you and others. yet another reason to tell kids to not do it.

Peeing in the Pool Creates a Chemical Warfare Agent Highly toxic disinfection byproducts (DBPs) form from reactions between pool disinfectants and organic matter, including hair, skin, sweat, dirt and… urine. In a new study, researchers mixed uric acid from human urine with chlorine and found it creates two DBPs: cyanogen chloride (CNCl) and trichloramine (NCl3).

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A sign saying this VERY thing used to hang next to the cash register at our city pool in the 70's.... I cant still remember the day I FINALLY "got" what it meant and thought it was so funny... but always felt a little guilty cause it always felt so good to pee in the pool. (C'mon, you know its true)

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