What is the ice pack made of?
The ice pack is constructed with latex-free vinyl and filled with a non-toxic silica gel.
Is the gel pack sewn into the cover?
Yes, the gel is inserted completely into the vinyl cover. It is not removable.
Is the ice pack safe for kids to use?
Yes, the ice pack is completely non-toxic and safe for everyone.
How do I use the ice pack?
Place the ice pack flat in the freezer for at least 2 hours. Remove from the freezer. Place a towel between your skin and the ice pack. Apply to the area to be treated.
How long does the ice pack last once frozen?
The ice pack will stay frozen for about 30 minutes.
Can I keep the ice pack in a cooler once frozen?
Yes, if the cooler is well insulated, your ice pack should stay frozen longer than 30 minutes.
How long does it take to freeze the ice pack?
It takes at least two hours in a standard freezer to completely freeze the ice pack.
Will the ice pack help with swelling?
Yes, the ice pack provides 30 minutes of cold therapy for relief from swelling from injury or surgery.
Will the ice pack help with pain relief?
Yes, the ice pack provides 30 minutes of cold therapy for relief from pain caused by arthritis, injuries, surgery, sprains and strains.
Can I use the ice pack on my back?
Yes, the extra large ice pack is versatile and large enough to treat most areas of your body including your back, shoulders, neck, legs, arms and head.
Can I use the ice pack on my wrists?
Yes, the standard ice pack is versatile enough and sized to treat most areas of your body including your wrists, ankles, calves and head.
Are the edges of the ice pack sharp?
No, the outer vinyl cover is very sharp including the edges.
Is the ice pack thin enough to lay on?
Yes, the ice pack is very thin and flexible so you should be able to lay on it without discomfort.
How heavy is this ice pack?
The ice pack weighs approximately 3 pounds.
Will the ice pack irritate my sensitive skin?
No, the soft vinyl is latex-free and non-toxic, so it should not irritate skin. It is recommended, however, that a hand towel or layer of clothing rest between your skin and the ice pack.
Is the ice pack stiff when frozen?
No, the silica gel will keep the ice pack pliable so that it contours to your body, even when frozen.
Can I use this pack for heat therapy?
Yes, just microwave for 15-20 seconds at a time until the pack is warm. Use as you would a heating pad. WARNING: Do not exceed 150 degrees.