Dry Ice is extremely cold and must be handled with utmost care and caution.
- Dry Ice is a skin and eye irritant; use gloves to handle.
- Dry Ice is harmful or fatal if eaten or swallowed.
- Avoid contact with skin, mouth, eyes, and clothing.
- May cause severe frostbite or burns.
- If eaten or if frostbite occurs, seek medical help immediately.
- Always handle Dry Ice with care. It is extremely cold at -109.3°F. If touched very briefly Dry Ice may not harm skin, but contact with the skin for more than a second will freeze cells and can cause injury similar to a burn.
- Wear hand protection whenever touching Dry Ice. Welding gloves or a thick folded towel will work.
- Treat Dry Ice burns the same as regular heat burns.
- If Dry Ice has been in a closed vehicle, room, or walk-in, open the doors and allow adequate ventilation before entering.
- When transporting Dry Ice inside a vehicle, be sure to have proper ventilation. Leave area containing Dry Ice if you start to pant or breathe quickly.
- Remember that CO2 is heavier than air and will accumulate in low spaces.
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
- USE ONLY UNDER ADULT SUPERVISION.
- INTENTIONAL MISUSE OF DRY ICE MAY BE HARMFUL OR FATAL
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