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In 1993, Salt-Away Products, Inc. (then Innovative Products) conceived the idea of producing a product to flush salt from salt-water marine engines as well as remove salt from other salt-water boating, fishing, and marine equipment. The design of the product included inhibiting rusting and corrosion on all salt exposed surfaces. It began conducting lengthy tests on prototype formulas for these purposes. Testing was performed on dozens of metals and metal alloys, and many other materials used in the salt-water marine environment. That testing was conducted by independent laboratories, marine mechanics, the formulators of the product, and by the owners of the company.


In late 1994, after the testing had concluded with many excellent results, the sales and marketing program was initiated. Salt-Away Products, Inc. continued to develop its salt removing products for salt-water marine applications and expanded into automotive, car wash, industrial, and military applications. Due to Salt-Away’s excellent quality and performance and safety, Salt-Away has become the most popular salt removing product on the market.


We believe, to maintain the #1 position in the marketplace and to offer the public the best products available, we must always be looking to advance our products. So, in 1999 we began an 18-month program to investigate new, safer, and better performing chemicals to add or exchange with some of our current ingredients. Testing was conducted on several combinations of advanced chemicals, and in February 2001, we introduced our new Advanced Formula. The performance of the advanced formula was exactly what we had in mind, and no changes have been made since.


We have continued to conduct a series of tests, particularly at the request of the military, using military specification testing methods, metals and procedures. The objectives included metal immersion testing for weight loss data, removal of sodium chlorides and other contaminants from steel substrates and other surfaces for preparation of coating applications, and sodium chloride removal from salt water marine engines. These tests, performed in 2001 and 2002, reveal that Salt-Away has passed the ISO Standard (8502-6) for Chloride Removal and the Assessment for Surface Cleanliness, and has met the maximum limit for weight loss (lack of deleterious effects) and salt removal on all mil spec metals used in the controlled tests.


In 2010, Salt-Away Products, Inc. again made some advances by responding to many customers’ requests for larger capacity reservoirs for the Mixing Unit for applications to remove salt from much larger surface areas than the average job. We presented 2 larger reservoirs, one with a capacity 50% larger and the other with 200% larger capacity than the original reservoir on the unit.


Again, in 2014, Salt-Away’s Mixing Unit was the recipient of the attention. Rather new in the marketplace, Eastman Tritan Copolyester Plastic was introduced into our manufacturing process to offer a significant upgrade in material. This change resulted in a remarkable enhancement of increased strength, durability, and reliability. This new plastic material weighs heavier and its PSI is a 400% improvement in strength.


In 2017 came the largest change and improvement for the Mixing Units. The molds were old and were wearing out. After producing over 1,000,000 parts, it was time to design and manufacture new molds. Many design flaws were eliminated from the original molds, but the new model remained very close to the original design. Other improvements were made, some due to customer recommendations, and other changes were incorporated to create a stronger unit. Now the new model is the best in the marketplace.


The most recent and welcome improvement took place in 2018. Non-stainable dyes became available, and we were very excited that our very recognizable Deep Royal Blue dye color was among those included in the manufacturing of non-stainable dyes.


At the time Salt-Away was introduced to the market in 1994, there was no such product anywhere in the world. Salt-Away was the first. And as of today, Salt-Away is still the Brand Name. It is the best performing product in its class. It does everything we say it does, and it does everything you expect it to do.


Thank you for being our customer.


The Salt-Away Team


Our operations are located in Santa Ana, California.

Mailing address:

Salt-Away Products, Inc.

3633 West MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 412

Santa Ana, CA 92704-6848

+1-888-SALT-AWAY (725-8292)






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