McKesson Disposable Instant Cold Packs, General Purpose


Hot & Cold Packs


McKesson General Purpose Cold Pack

McKesson Instant Cold Packs provide immediate cold therapy to reduce swelling and inflammation from minor burns, strains, and insect bites. The instant cold packs are latex-free and made of plastic, ammonium nitrate, and water.

McKesson General Purpose Cold Pack Features:

  • Immediate cold therapy
  • Temporary relief of minor pain
    and swelling
  • Single Use
  • Disposable
  • Not made with natural rubber latex.


Quantity Single Unity or 24/Case
Activation Method Chemical Reaction
Application Instant Cold Pack
Dimensions 5" x 7"
Material Plastic/Ammonium Nitrate/Water
Securing Method Without Securing Method
Target Area General Purpose
Usage Disposable
Latex Free Yes

Shipping, Payment, & Returns


bttn offers a variety of shipping options to best fit your orders. All orders over $199 include free shipping. For those under $199, a $3 fee will be added, while those under $99 will have a $6 fee added for shipping. Products weighing over 100lbs will be marked in our system as “freight collect” and someone from our team will reach out to you directly to confirm shipping costs. For more information on our shipping policy, please refer to our shipping policy page.

Payment Options

Payments are accepted via card, check, or PO.

If you are paying by check, please promptly send all checks to 424 2nd Ave W, Suite 700 Seattle, WA 98119.

If paying by PO follow the steps below:
1) Ensure that your Purchase Order correctly reflects the order placed on
2) Download your organization's PO to your computer
3) Open your email application
4) Create a new email with the subject line "Bttn (Order #)" PO
5) Add as the recipient
6) Attach your organization's PO
7) Press Send

Return Policy

30-day return policy.

You can request a return up to 30 days after receiving your item. To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

To start a return, you can contact us. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

Contact us for any return questions at


Lidocaine FAQs

Can you reuse instant cold packs?

Instant cold packs have a one-time usage associated with them. Once the chemical contents are activated, they cannot be reactivated. If in need of cold therapy for longer than 20 minutes, you will need to use a new cold pack.

How long do instant cold packs last?

McKesson disposable instant cold packs will provide up to 20 minutes of cooling relief once they've been activated.

How do instant cold packs work?

Instant cold packs are created to be used both on the go and in the doctor's office. They are activated by compressing the cold pack to break up the contents inside. The chemical reaction that occurs will provide immediate cold therapy to any area on the body experiencing swelling or inflammation.

What are the ingredients in instant cold packs?

Instant cold packs are made of ammonium nitrate and water.

Are instant cold packs toxic?

Instant cold packs are not toxic to the touch and will not cause any harm to the individual using them, should they come in contact with the chemicals. However, if the ingredients are swallowed, the ammonium nitrate can be toxic and cause gastrointestinal irritation.

Do instant cold packs work?

Yes! Instant cold packs work great and are a reliable source of immediate cold therapy for pain relief from minor burns, strains, and toothaches.