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Environmentally Friendly

Safe Step® deicers are proudly produced by Compass Minerals, a leading global provider of essential minerals focused on safely delivering where and when it matters to help solve nature’s challenges for our customers and communities. Through the responsible transformation of Earth’s natural resources, we deliver products that help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives. That is our Core Purpose, and we take great pride in fulfilling it.

With this sense of responsibility in mind, we develop Safe Step products that are harvested through an environmentally responsible process, are less corrosive, and are safer for people, animals, plants and the environment.*



*Compared with conventional ice melters, when used as directed

Several of our Safe Step ice melters meet the U.S. EPA’s Safer Choice Standard.

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  • Fastest-acting premium ice melter on the market
  • Works in extremely cold temperatures
  • Gentler on lawns and concrete when used as directed
  • Designated a "Safer Choice" by the U.S. EPA
  • Safer to people, pets and lawns when used a directed
  • Contains the powerful MG 104® melting catalyst, which helps prevent refreezing up to 2 ½ times longer than conventional products
  • Designated a "Safer Choice" by the U.S. EPA


  • Salt-free, fast-acting patented formula
  • Safer for pets' paws and skin when used as directed
  • Clears driveways and walkways quickly and efficiently
  • Gentler on concrete and vegetation when used as directed
  • Designated a "Safer Choice" by the U.S. EPA