It is more dangerous to bathe in warm chlorinated water than to drink it.

Shower Head Water Drops
Shower Head Water Drops
Shower Head Water Drops by Steven Depolo cc2.0

When bathing in chlorinated water, one can inhale chloroform. In fact, one experiment showed that after a 10-minute shower using chlorinated water, the chloroform concentration in the bathers’ lungs increased to 2.7 pbb (parts per billion). Also, during a warm shower, the skin pores become larger, absorbing more chlorine than one would absorb by drinking eight glasses of the same chlorinated water.


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