Global leader in aircraft and runway de-icing products



Airports and airlines are under constant pressure to remain operational – even in the harshest of winter conditions – without jeopardizing the safety of the passengers. 

Clariant is dedicated to assisting customers overcome operational difficulties in adverse weather conditions in runway and aircraft deicing as well as with new recycling solutions that help the environment and save on waste removal and treatment costs. Our premium deicers and our outstanding expertise make Clariant your preferred choice in the aviation business.more

Aircraft De-Icing - SafewingTM

Even in extreme winter conditions, runways need to be clear and the surfaces of aircraft must be are free from ice and snow before take-off.

This is why Clariant has developed De-/Anti-Icing Fluids, which fulfill all international requirements. We apply exacting standards to the quality and reliability of these products. In attaining these standards, environmental protection is given equal priority.

Clariant has wide-ranging expertise in research, development and environmental protection. With over 40 years of de-icing industry experience, our aircraft de-icing products ensure the safety that people depend on.

Aircraft De-Icing - SafewayTM

Clariant, one of the largest specialty chemical manufacturers worldwide, offers liquid and solid runway de- / anti-icing chemicals.

The specially designed composition of all Safeway® de-/anti-Icers ensures that the corrosion of materials used in aircraft construction is reduced to a minimum. Safeway® runway de-/ anti-Icers meet the requirement of internationally recognized Aerospace Material Specification AMS 1431 and AMS 1435 for solid and liquid de- / anti-icers, respectively. Certificates awarded by the independent Scientific Material International Inc, USA (SMI) recognize the compatibility of Clariant de- / anti-icers with various metals and polymer materials.

Commercial airports and military air bases concerned with the quality of storm water run-off and requiring a high performance de-icer can benefit from Safeway® de- / anti-icers. With increased concerns about de-icing chemicals, airport managers regard Safeway® runway de- / anti-icers as an important tool in managing environmental issues associated with storm water run-off.


Clariant supports our customers’ efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their airport operations and lower costs.

Our EcoTain de-icer fluid recycling management concept offers an ecological, economical and sustainable solution to the removal and re-use of aircraft run-off.

As a result, customers can improve cost efficiency and benefit the environment by using up to 60% recycled fluid that minimizes both new material requirements and energy consumption.

Clariant offers on-site (closed loop) or off-site recycling systems for aircraft de-icing fluid suited to individual airport requirements. On request, we can present a full service package including engineering, installation, commissioning, management and operation.less


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