Dry Ice

Dry Ice is frozen carbon dioxide, which is an extremely cold solid. It can cause severe frostbite. Dry Ice vaporizes atnormal temperatures without forming a liquid. This vapor can cause rapid suffocation. Dry Ice vapor can increase respiration and heart rate. It can also cause nervous system damage, dizziness and drowsiness. Odor: None to slightly pungent.

dry ice

Dry Ice Transportation Information

Chemical FormulaCO2
Minimum Purity99.5%
Sublimation Point-109.3°F (-78.5C°)
CAS Number124-38-9
UN Number1845
US DOT NameCarbon Dioxide, solid (dry ice)
US DOT LabelNone
US DOT Class9

Dry Ice Shapes and Sizes

Nuggets3/8”, 1/2” or 3/4” in diameter by 1/4” to 1-1/2” long
Rice pellets2.9 mm
Blocks5 lb, 10 lb, 25 lb and 50 lb / or customer cut

*1 lb = 8.76 cubic feet