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Ice melter recognized by EPA

January 4, 2013

OVERLAND PARK, KS — North American Salt Company has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Design for the Environment (DfE) label to the company's Safe Step Pro Series 750 Magnesium Chloride ice melt product, according to a press release.

na salt productThe DfE label indicates that the product meets the EPA’s stringent criteria for environmental safety, the release stated.

"Most maintenance professionals want to incorporate the use of environmentally safe products, and this EPA designation provides independent confirmation of low environmental impact and an eco-friendly formula," said Rob Peterson, business director of deicing at North American Salt Company.

"JanSan distributors can now cite an objective benchmark when they direct their environmentally conscious customers toward these two Safe Step Pro Series products," Peterson added.

The EPA's DfE label is awarded after the agency's review team screens each ingredient contained in a product and finds each to pose the least concern among similar products in its class, the release noted.

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