Why You Should Choose Treated Rock Salt Over Other salts?


Why should you choose Treated Rock Salt Over Other Salts?


  • Although treated rock salt does not work as quickly, it lasts longer and downscales the amount of thaw or freeze cycles.
  • Treated salt is available at around half cost of calcium chloride. If it is treated with a little amount of magnesium chloride or calcium chloride them it can be used as an agricultural enhancer and work for colder temperatures than the regular rock salt could.
  • Another advantage of treated rock salt is that is it comprised of corrosion inhibitors.
  • Treated rock salt has always been mentioned to eat up the concrete. However, this is not the case. Treated rock salt simply does not exhibit the same chemical reactions as calcium or magnesium chloride.

What is the hazard identification for Treated Rock Salt?

As of such, no physical, health hazards or hazards that are OSHA defined are classified as yet. No hazardous symbols or hazardous statement or signals word have been found.

What are the first aid measures that should be taken for treated rock salt?

In case of inhalation of the spray mist, shift the person / victim to fresh ventilation and keep them at rest. If severe symptoms persist, then one should contact a physician. For skin contact, wash off the contaminated area with plenty of water, and if irritation persists further contact the physician.

Rinse the eyes with plenty of water whilst keeping the eyelids open and if irritation persists, get medical care. Other acute effects are inclusive of irritant effects, in case of accidental exposure to the material.

What are the fire-fighting measures to be taken in case of treated rock salt?

By the use of suitable extinguishing media for the material, one can extinguish fire conditions. However, no unsuitable extinguishing media have been known to date. Certain hazards that take place due to the chemical is whilst fire conditions, some toxic gases could be formed. Fire-fighters should carry self-contained apparatus for breathing along with adorning clothing that is fully protective in case of fire. Water spray should be used to cool the unopened containers. Specific methods that should be applied are using the standard firefighting procedures and considering the hazards of other materials involved. Since Treated Rock Salt is not flammable or combustible, there are no general fire hazards as such.

What are the measures one should take in case of accidental release of material?

Personal precautions should be taken such as avoiding the inhalation of vapors. Protective equipment should be carried at all times. Carry an approved respirator if there is a chance of exposure to fumes or mist at levels exceeding the exposure guidelines. One should not touch the damaged containers or the material that has been spilled except if they are wearing the necessary protective clothing and equipment.

Certain environmental precautions should also be taken such as avoiding the discharge of the material into water bodies and drains or into the ground as it could cause serious health hazards.

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