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Ice Melter & Traction Aid

Ice Melter & Traction Aid

Ice Melter by Meherrin Fertilizer

Meherrin Fertilizer’s Ice Melter and Traction Aid is formulated for industrial and residential ice removal. This product contains Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, and Limestone and is effective down to 5 degrees F.

This unique blend of high-performance products is ideal for treating sidewalks, driveways, and steps while adding better footing with our added traction aid. The combination of these materials allows for faster action while staying at an affordable price point.

Packaging
40 lb. Bags = 60 bags on a pallet
Truckload = 20 pallets

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4-Way Commercial Ice Control

4-Way Commercial Ice Control

Meherrin Fertilizer’s 4 Way Commercial Ice Control is a premium product for commercial applicators as well as the average consumer. This product contains Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, and Calcium Chloride wich is effective down to -15 degrees F.

A key advantage this product has is the blue tracing agent that is added for a more visual application. 4 Way Commercial Ice Control is ideal for parking lots and sidewalks, and offers residual action for more effective melting.

Packaging
50 lb. bags = 40 bags on a truckload = 20 pallets

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Product Support

See the chart below to compare Ice Control materials.

 

Effective Temperature Asphalt/Concrete Damage Ideal for Benefits Potential Damage
Calcium Chloride -25 degree F Minimal to moderate Those in a time crunch Fast-acting, effective Grass, plants if over applied
Calcium Magnesium 20 degree F Moderate Uncured concrete Contractors Less corrosive, environmentally friendly
Magnesium Chloride -13 degree F Moderate to severe Gardeners, pet owners Safer around pets, environmentally friendly Plants, if over applied
Potassium Chloride 25 degree F Minimal to moderate Landscapers, pet owners Safer for pets, environmentally friendly Grass, plants if overused
Sodium Chloride 20 degree F Minimal to moderate Discount buyers Inexpensive Asphalt, concreted and decks, if unsealed
Urea 10 degree F Minimal to noneistent Gardners, pet owners Gardners, pet owners Not an effective deicer

Calcium Chloride

Effective Temperature: -25 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Minimal to moderate
Ideal for: Those in a time crunch
Benefits: Fast-acting, effective
Potential Damage: Grass, plants if over-applied

Calcium Magnesium

Effective Temperature: 20 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Moderate
Ideal for: Uncured concrete
Benefits: Contractors
Potential Damage: Less corrosive, environmentally friendly

Magnesium Chloride

Effective Temperature: -13 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Moderate to severe
Ideal for: Gardeners, pet owners
Benefits: Safer around pets, environmentally friendly
Potential Damage: Plants, if over applied

Potassium Chloride

Effective Temperature: 25 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Minimal to moderate
Ideal for: Landscapers, pet owners
Benefits: Safer for pets, environmentally friendly
Potential Damage: Grass, plants if overused

Sodium Chloride

Effective Temperature: 20 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Minimal to moderate
Ideal for: Discount buyers
Benefits: Inexpensive
Potential Damage: Asphalt, concreted and decks, if unsealed

Urea

Effective Temperature: 10 degree F
Asphalt/Concrete Damage: Minimal to noneistent
Ideal for: Gardners, pet owners
Benefits: Gardners, pet owners
Potential Damage: Not an effective deicer

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if your dog eats ice melt, gets ice melt on its paws, or licks ice melt off its paws?

MFI Ice Melt is not intended for animal ingestion therefore it should not be consumed if possible. However, the main ingredient in MFI Ice Melt is salt which is not majorly farmful to dogs unless eaten in a mass quantity. The main side effects if your dog does ingest ice melt is an upset stomach or dehydratation. If you see these symptoims make sure that your dog has plenty of water available. If your dog continues to not act normally contact your veterinarian. If your dog gets ice melt on its paws it can cause some irritation and uncomfortableness. It is best to try to keep your ice melt, melted ice and snow from your driveway and wipe the dog’s paws off ass soon as you can so that the ice melt does not stay on their paws for a long period of time.

What happens if your child eats ice melt?

MFI Ice Melt is not intended for human ingestion therefor it should not be consumed if possible. If a small amount of ice melt is ingested it should not hurt the child, they will just need to drink a lot of water. If your child eats a lot of ice melt it can cause an upset stomach. If your child becomes sick you should contact a doctor.

Does ice melt hurt concrete, grass, asphalt or a deck?

Ice melt should not be applied to a driveway less than 3 years of age or that is not properly sealed. As MFI’s Ice Melt dissolves snow and ice, it becomes liquid and the drainage on the edges of the driveway may cause damage to your grass. Before putting ice melt on your deck you should contact the manufacturer of your deck. The user assumes all risks involved with the use of MFI Ice Melt.

What is the rate of application for ice melt?

Ice melt should be applied 10 lbs. to 1000 square feet or 1 lb. per 100 square feet. To determine the square feet of the surface you are putting it on, multiply Length in feet by Width in feet.

What is the best way to store Ice Melt?

Ice melt should be stored in a covered humidity-controlled place. Ice melt that is out in weather, humidity, and climate changes can cause ice melt to harden over time.

How do you dispose of Ice Melt?

Talk to your local waste management facility to see what their requirements are for disposing of ice melt.

Does Ice Melt hurt your eyes or hands?

Ice melt that is left on your hands can cause them to dry out and crack. If any gets in your eyes it can cause itching and irritation.

Can Ice Melter be used in food or as a water softener?

Ice melt cannot be used at all in any food or water.

What is the minimum melting temperature of MFI Ice Melter?

The MFI Ice Melt and Traction Aid product has a minimum melting temperature of 5 degrees Fahrenheit. The 4- way Commercial Ice Control has a minimum melting temperature of -15 degrees Fahrenheit.