SAFETY HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
- DO NOT touch dry ice without ensuring you WEAR COTTON OR LEATHER GLOVES to protect your hands. The temperature of dry ice is -109 degrees Fahrenheit and WILL cause burns to your hands or any bodily surface it touches.
- DO NOT transport dry ice in an enclosed vehicle UNLESS THE WINDOWS ARE OPEN TO PERMIT ADEQUATE VENTILATION. DRY ICE WILL REPLACE OXYGEN AND THE RESULT MAY CAUSE SUFFOCATION AND/OR DEATH.
- If dry ice is used in a confined space, allow adequate fresh air into the room or space before entering. DRY ICE WILL REPLACE OXYGEN AND THE RESULT MAY CAUSE SUFFOCATION AND/OR DEATH.
- Never place dry ice in a tightly sealed container or vessel. It will revert back to a gaseous state, create increased pressure and this increased pressure has the potential to create a HEALTH HAZARD.
- Dispose of dry ice by placing it outdoors – a sufficient distance AWAY FROM CHILDREN, PETS, and OTHERS where it may cause harm. REMEMBER – THERE ARE MANY WHO ARE NOT AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF DRY ICE.
REMEMBER – even if dry ice is stored in a container, VAPORS CAN ESCAPE AND CAN CAUSE A HEALTH HAZARD.