Is the blue gel in ice pack poisonous?
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The only way that its possible to get ink poisoning from ANY type of pen is to swallow it, or if it gets inside of an open cut. Scientists who researched this proved that you …need to swallow an ounce or more of ink to get ink poisoning. However gel pens use water-based ink, so they are less of a risk and non-toxic. (MORE)
In packing dry ice, make sure to use well insulated coolers, preferably those with automatic ventilation. In packing make sure to place the clocks or slabs of dry ice as close… to each other as possible to avoid empty space. The empty space can cause the dry ice to sublimate faster. Fill in these spaces with new bubble packs, newspaper or Styrofoam peanuts.Check link below for more information on dry ice and dry ice makers. (MORE)
Ice cream. Only.Hand-packed ice cream is the result of taking ice cream as it comes from the supplier and packing it into another container. When transferring it, the hand pac…ker uses a tool like an ice cream spade to compress the ice cream, working hard to press out much of the air that's in the machine-made product. The result is a denser, heavier, and more flavorful form of the frozen dessert. (MORE)
Breast engorgement is a real and serious medical condition that many breast-feeding mothers end up having to deal with when raising a child early on. Some engorgement is perfe…ctly natural after childbirth. Between the second and fifth days after your childbirth, you will feel your breasts becoming noticeably larger and (MORE)
In the search for remedy from headaches, those who suffer with the malady have come up with innovative approaches to getting a break. One of the most counter-intuitive approac…hes for dealing with migraine headaches is their treatment with ice packs. To the uninformed this might seem pointless and little more (MORE)
Chewing an aspirin during a heart attack has saved many lives. Although it's not a substitute for a trip to the emergency room, it can buy a little extra time. First call 911 …then chew on a full-strength (325 mg) aspirin tablet while waiting for help to arrive. If someone (MORE)
Yes, if you hit your head or bump it ice will bring down the swelling. Ice is good for many bumps, burns, and scrapes.
In 1971, Jacob Spencer of Nortech Laboratories submitted an application for the nation's first patent involving a flexible gel application for hot and cold therapy. Patent # 3…,780,537 was granted in 1973 and the first Reusable Hot / Cold Gel Pack was born. (MORE)
Be sure to rinse your mouth out with either mouthwash, toothpaste, or just water. Then brush your teeth and tongue. If you want to be sure that you wouldn't get sick or anythi…ng you should call poison control. But you wont die, don't worry. :D (MORE)
Cold contricts blood vessels and reduces inflamation, which is the cause of a lot of the pain an injury generates, but relieving pain does not address the mending of an injury…. (MORE)
According to the original maker of Blue Ice (Pelton Shepard), you may cut the bag open and throw the gel content away, they claim that the gel is bio degradable over time. The…n rinse the plastic shell and put it in the plastic recycling. For more information, see the link to the manufacturer below. (MORE)
Mosquitoes, fleas and other bugs that bite are often tiny, but they can pack a large punch in the form of itchy bites. It is important to offer your child relief from bug bite… itchiness for her comfort but also for her health. If the bite doesn't itch so much, (MORE)
Though most scorpion stings in the United States are relatively harmless, numbness is a symptom often linked with the sometimes life-threatening bark scorpion. This arachnid i…s particularly dangerous for small children who are more susceptible to its painful toxin. Here are a few guidelines on what to do for a (MORE)