Recently reported in the news, there was a recall of the Expandable Insulated Lunch Box with Freezer Gel Pack imported by California Innovations Inc. In this report it states, "Gel that contains diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol can leak out of damaged freezer gel packs, posing a poisoning hazard if ingested by children or adults"(Associated Press, 2012).
Polar Tech Industries stands by the fact that all of our ice packs are food safe, leak proof and biodegradable. It is important to us that our customers feel safe when using our products and we wanted to post this information in order to settle any uncertainties that may have occurred as a result of this recent news. Please feel free to contact Polar Tech if you have any questions.
Associated Press. (2012, January 24). Insulated lunch box. Retrieved fromhttp://abcnews.go.com/US/