Dry Ice Safety Guidelines

It is important to read information about dry ice safety and recommended safety guidelines.

Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide - (CO2) it is very cold: -78ºC. It sublimes (turns from a solid) to a gas that is heavier than air. It is important to note that a little bit of dry ice will sublime to a large volume of gas.

The following links provide guidelines on the safe use and storage of dry ice.

 

Hazard Assessment Guide

Risk assessment guidelines for dry ice

Material Data Sheet

 Information on carbon dioxide and safety measures with handling and storage.

Manual Handling

Dry ice packs are supplied in quantities from 2.5kg. There are Government guidelines on lifting and moving boxes in particular if you are ordering pack sizes over 10kg. The link to the  Government's HSE (Health and Safety Executive) may provide useful information.

Safety & Usage Instructions

Safety and Usage instructions of Chillistick's dry ice supplied in insulated containers.

 

For more information on how to get dry ice click this link. Any questions related to Chillistick products our our food grade dry ice please click on our frequently asked questions link.