FAQs

The Ice Barrel

Question: What size is The Ice Barrel?
Answer: The Ice Barrel is 300lts/80gls. Height and Width: 25″ (top and bottom)  32″ (middle) 42″ (Tall). The Ice Barrel weighs appromixalty 50lbs empty weight.

Question: What is The Ice Barrel Made of?
Answer: Our product (The Ice Barrel) is made from linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE). LLDPE is lightweight and durable. LLDPE is used in numerous applications such as food packaging/storage and handling, agriculture, healthcare and medical, construction and industrial applications. LLDPE is non-toxic in solid form.

Legal Statement: This product is not intended for use in medical applications and should not be used in any such application.

THE ICE BARREL IS MADE FROM RECYCLED POLYETHYLENE. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES THE ICE BARREL IS MADE FROM VIRGIN POLYETHYLENE. CALIFORNIA REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING NOTICE: WARNING THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS (LLDPE) KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER AND BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO ‪WWW.P65WARNINGS.CA.GOV ALL PRODUCTS SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA DO NOT HAVE ANY RECYCLED POLYETHYLENE. PROP 65 CALIFORNIA COMPLAINT ORDERS ARE MADE WITH VIRGIN POLYETHYLENE.

Question: How long does the water stay cold?
Answer: This is a plastic barrel built and designed for taking ice baths. It does not “keep water cold”. Just like any ice bath, you must add ice with each use.
 

The Original Oak Barrel 

Question: What size is The Ice Barrel?
Answer: The Ice Barrel is 300lts/80gls. Height and Width: 24″ (top and bottom)  32″ (middle) 40″ (Tall)

Question: What if my barrel leaks?
Answer: The barrel is made of American Oak. When wood comes into contact with moisture it swells. We do our very best to seal the barrel, if the barrel starts to leak, contact us and we will send out wax for your barrel.

***ALWAYS KEEP THE ICE BARREL FULL OF WATER! Oak expanded and contracts due to temperature. For best result keep the barrel full.***

Ice Baths and Maintenance


Question: How do I get in The Ice Barrel?
Answer: It’s recommended to use a step stool or step ladder (use at your own risk).

Question: How often should I change the water in The Ice Barrel?
Answer: As often as you would like. It’s recommended to change water every 3-4 weeks. Rinse and use a mild detergent of choice to clean.

Question: How much ice should I use and how often should I add ice?
Answer: Add ice with each plunge. It’s recommended to add 10-20lbs of ice per plunge. Although it depends on climate and exposure to the elements.

Question: How to take an ice bath?
Answer: Consult your doctor before use. Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children. Not recommended to exceed 10 minutes in The Ice Barrel. It’s recommended to always have a partner present while taking the plunge. Use at your own risk.

Step 1: Fill The Ice Barrel with water and ice until desired temperature is reached.

Step 2: Get in The Ice Barrel.

Step 3. Get out of The Ice Barrel and let the body respond.