BEET HEET concentrate is a corrosion inhibited, organic based deicer which is 99% biodegradable and carries the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Design for the Environment stamp of approval. BEET HEET concentrate contains a highly refined "sugared" molasses carbohydrate, two exothermic chlorides and two non-exothermic chlorides. Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) and Magnesium Chloride (MgCl2) are both exothermic chlorides. They perform much better than Sodium Chloride (NaCl) and Potassium Chloride (KCl) because they have twice the number of chloride ions, 2 vs. 1 for NaCl and KCl. BEET HEET does not contain "de-sugared" molasses (Beet Juice).