AquaSalina+ PNS Approved QPL Product

Pacific Northwest Snowfighters Association (PNS)

The mission of PNS is to "strive to serve the traveling public by evaluating and establishing specifications for products used in winter maintenance that emphasize safety, environmental preservation, infrastructure protection, cost-effectiveness and performance."
 
The specifications developed by PNS help guide transportation agencies around the country in the selection of chemical products for winter maintenance applications.  Products selected for inclusion on the PNS Qualified Product List (QPL) must meet the following criteria:
 
—Pass a series of tests for friction, corrosion, and chemical and toxicological properties
—Meet environmental and health standards

 

 

PNS Experimental Category – Approved Liquid Corrosion Inhibited Products

 

Product Name Manufacturer Corrosion Rate % Effectiveness Concentration Date Approved
CF-7 Cryotech

0.0

50(l)

6/20/2001
CMAK Cryotech

0.0

12.5/25(2)

6/20/2001
NC 3000 Glacial Technologies

-3.5

25(3)

3/13/2002
Alpine Ice-Melt Nachurs Alpine Sol. Ind.

-4.8

50(4)

6/23/2008
Fusion 60/40 Eco Solutions

22.1

15(5)

11/23/2009
Beet Heet Concentrate** K-Tech

14.8

21.7(6)

9/26/2012
AquaSalina+ Nature's Own Source

26.4

22.5(7)

9/19/2013

1 – Potassium cetate

2- 12.5% Calcium Magnesium Acetate and 25% Potassium Acetate

3 – The product contains a 25% Potassium Acetate concentration.  The product also contains 30% Carbohydrate  material which is still under consideration  as an active ingredient but at this time has not be included.

4 – Potassium Acetate

5- 15% Sodium Chloride, blend of 60% Fusion/40% Salt Brine

6- Total Chloride Salt Blend with CaCI2-11.9%, MgCL2- 3.4%, KCL-2.7%, NaCI-3.7% . Carbohydrate content-28.8%. **Material approved as pre-wet material to solid salt and not for direct application as a liquid deicer.

7- Total Chloride Salt Blend with CaC12-9.0%, MgCL2- 2.5, and NaCI-11.0% .

 

Those products marked with an asterisk(*) indicates that the stratification can be seen and agitation is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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