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I don't know if anything really disolves waste faster but thanks for using something. Otherwise, when you dump you stink up the entire CG or dump station.


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thank you all for tour replys. i guess iam gona try that happy camper stuff.. thanks again


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I don't know if anything really disolves waste faster but thanks for using something. Otherwise, when you dump you stink up the entire CG or dump station.


If your connections are sealed properly, this shouldn't be an issue. But I get that a lot of people don't do things the way they are supposed to.

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way2roll wrote:

ScottG wrote:

I don't know if anything really disolves waste faster but thanks for using something. Otherwise, when you dump you stink up the entire CG or dump station.


If your connections are sealed properly, this shouldn't be an issue. But I get that a lot of people don't do things the way they are supposed to.


There's always a vent nearby, especially at dump stations, so no matter how tight the sewer connection is, the sudden influx of that much volume can force gasses out of them.
Of course, these are also the same cheap guys who wont replace a hose that only leaks "slightly" and even a little spillage reeks.

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I use TSP max Our rig is parked out front 24/7 we're in the midst of a remodel so one bathroom is down. The Toy Hauler restroom has been used quite a bit and no smell over a month.

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Can't find anywhere what the list of ingredients are- Not on their website, google search, nothing. (material safety data sheet) Happy Campers consists of Zinc salts and unnamed materials. Happy Camper is a highly concentrated monohydrate (which is a fancy way of saying there is one molecule of water per molecule of the rest of the ingredients). blend of minerals and micro nutrients. Curious why they don't tell you what those micro nutrients are. I'm always cautious of products labelled as "organic" and "natural" as those claims are not really regulated and are used a lot in marketing and further cautious when it's really hard to find out what's actually in it.

Good point. How many other treatment chemicals publish their material data sheets? Has Coke ever published a list of their ingredients?


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way2roll wrote:

Can't find anywhere what the list of ingredients are- Not on their website, google search, nothing. (material safety data sheet) Happy Campers consists of Zinc salts and unnamed materials. Happy Camper is a highly concentrated monohydrate (which is a fancy way of saying there is one molecule of water per molecule of the rest of the ingredients). blend of minerals and micro nutrients. Curious why they don't tell you what those micro nutrients are. I'm always cautious of products labelled as "organic" and "natural" as those claims are not really regulated and are used a lot in marketing and further cautious when it's really hard to find out what's actually in it.

Good point. How many other treatment chemicals publish their material data sheets? Has Coke ever published a list of their ingredients?


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I wonder how many campgrounds are on septic and have issues from different chemicals?

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Can't find anywhere what the list of ingredients are- Not on their website, google search, nothing. (material safety data sheet) Happy Campers consists of Zinc salts and unnamed materials. Happy Camper is a highly concentrated monohydrate (which is a fancy way of saying there is one molecule of water per molecule of the rest of the ingredients). blend of minerals and micro nutrients. Curious why they don't tell you what those micro nutrients are. I'm always cautious of products labelled as "organic" and "natural" as those claims are not really regulated and are used a lot in marketing and further cautious when it's really hard to find out what's actually in it.


Could be that it is not a good idea to list "snake oil" as an ingredient when you are trying to sell a product. [emoticon]

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I wonder how many campgrounds are on septic and have issues from different chemicals?


I think this is primarily why formaldehyde was outlawed, but natural decomposition really only requires the proper bacteria which are of course natural. Additives like fragrances etc are hard on microbes. Tank conditioners with soaps, dyes, etc, wreak havoc on natural bacterial decomposition. Water should really be the only thing a properly maintained RV septic system should need. IMHO, If it smells, you have another issue.

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