Ice ban is an original corrosion-inhibited organic solution. It is used for the purpose of de-icing the road as well as anti-icing. These are used in extreme conditions, where stockpiles can be seen and in the case of winter maintenance. Apart from its efficiency, which is almost 100%, Ice ban is considered to be an environmentally safe product as it contains green properties.
Ice ban appears as dry, white granules, with minimal odor. It does not contain any hazardous ingredients. Its specific gravity is 2.076, and its solubility in water is 317 GPL at zero degrees Celsius. In case of a fire or explosion hazard, one can extinguish it using foam and water.
Ice ban has been observed to be stable, and it should be kept away from strong oxidizing agents as it could cause adverse reactions. Hazardous Polymerization will not occur.
Health hazards due to Ice ban in case of Inhalation, Skin contact as well as Ingestion are not applicable under normal conditions. First Aid measures that should be taken into account are to wash off the contaminated part with plenty of water. In the case of contact with eyes, one should flush the eyes with running water while keeping the eyelids open. If consumed by ingestion one should induce vomiting by washing it out of the body through water or milk.
What are the measures to be taken for safe use and handling?
If the material is spilled, one should store the clean material into a clean container. Waste should be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations. One should store the container in a dry area, and also ensure to wash hands after handling the container.
What control measures should one take?
Ventilation, as well as respiratory protection, is not needed normally. Gloves and Eye protection are optional in this case. One should wash hands after handling material with warm and soapy water.
What precautions are necessary to be taken into account?
Storage, as well as handling instructions, should be taken by storing the container in a dry and well-ventilated area. One should clean up the spills immediately, as well as practice good housekeeping.
What are the first aid measures one should practice?
In case of inhalation, get medical care immediately if any breathing difficulty persists. And shift the person to fresh air. For skin contact, wash the contaminated area with water and soap, and obtain medical care if the irritation is prolonged.
Eyes should be flushed with running water for about 15 minutes. If ingested in large quantities, water should be given to drink and one should seek immediate medical care. Do not perform mouth to mouth resuscitation.
What are the firefighting measures to be taken?
One can apply the use of extinguishing agents for fire conditions. Ice Ban does not burn, therefore it should not be considered a fire hazard. Similarly, it is not an explosion hazard. On combustion, one should keep in mind that Ice ban decomposes when it is heated to 801 degrees Celsius or temperatures above than that. It may release toxic or hazardous fumes of sodium oxides or chlorine.