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The Science Behind Ice Melts

Salt and Chloride Free Ice Melt

A lot of people think that ice melt is just a fancy name for rock salt, but it’s actually a whole category of products. 

The main difference is that ice melt products contain additives that allow them to be more effective at melting ice in colder temperatures than rock salt alone. 

Not all ice melts are created equal, though—some are better than others. 

You should also keep in mind that most ice melts are harmful to pets and small children who might come into contact with them on the sidewalk or driveway (especially if you live in an area where there’s a high risk for falls). So always read the label before using any product intended for melting ice (especially if you’re looking for a pet-friendly salt).

Eco-Friendly Ice Melt

Safe Paw - Pet Safe Ice Melt

Safe Paw

The Original and the #1 Pet and Child Safe Ice Melt for over 20 years. Guaranteed environmentally safe – will not harm waterways and sensitive wetlands.

The Science Behind Chloride-Based  Ice Melt

An ice melt is a de-icing product that melts ice and snow. It’s made up of a combination of sodium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium acetate and other ingredients that help break down the bond between water molecules.

Gaia Enterprises Inc. delivers 100% pet-safe and environmentally friendly winter products. Safe Paw, our flagship product, is the #1 selling pet-safe ice melt that does not harm pets, safe if ingested, and safe on all types of concrete.

When you spread an ice melt on your walkway or driveway in winter, it dissolves into tiny particles that float in the air so they can be breathed deep into your lungs. This can cause serious health problems if you’re not careful about what kind of ice melt you choose for your home or business property.

Use A Pet -Friendly Salt/Ice Melt 

If you’re wondering- is salt bad for dogs? The answer is yes, yes, and yes.

Safe Paw is a product that can help you keep your pet’s paws safe during the winter months. It’s chemical-free, salt-free, and acetate-free and comprises natural ingredients. Safe Paw is safe on your pet’s paws!

As you may already know, salt can destroy your property and harm your pets.If you’re looking for a pet-friendly salt/ice melt, Safe Paw is the way to go. Safe Paw is an ice melt safe for pets, made from all-natural ingredients and is safe for pets and children. It’s also less messy than DIY ice melters that require regular refills, so it saves you time and energy!

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust


How Safe Paw Works

Safe Paw is made of a modified crystalline amide center, interspersed with glycol admixture and also contains traction agents. The liquid component begins melting ice immediately while breaking surface tension.

The crystal-core effectively penetrates and destabilizes ice, thus speeding up the melting process. Safe Paw leaves an invisible layer of protection which helps prevent ice from sticking to surfaces for up to three days.

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust

Other Ice Melt Products

Safe Thaw

Imagine an ice melt you can put down and never worry about. It won’t harm pets, kids and your property. That’s Safe Thaw. Unlike anything else on the market, Safe Thaw can change how winter affects our planet.

Safe Thaw Ice And Snow Melter

Traction Magic

Stay safe on slippery surfaces with a product that’s 100% natural and safe for pets, people, and your property. Use Traction Magic on sidewalks, steps, or as instant traction for your car.

Traction Magic Road Salt Alternative

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