Our Athena Rock Salt Keepsake Biodegradable Cremation Urns (set of 6) are individually hand-crafted from solid blocks of Himalayan Rock Salt by skilled artisans. This regions salt deposits are over 250 million years old and are believed to be the purest on earth. When placed in water, this biodegradable cremation urn will dissolve in approximately 4 hours. Perfect for a ceremony or memorial service. Can be used in the ocean, lake, river or ground. Straight from the ground and onto the lathe, these salt urns will vary in color and patterns. Minor cracks and chips occur naturally, adding to the character of these beautiful urns.Dimensions: 4"H x 2.5"W Capacity: 3.5 cubic inches Designed for sharing of ashes This urn comes with a biodegradable bag and tie Will dissolve within 4 hours when placed in water
- Before being released into the water, this urn should be sealed with a non-toxic glue.
- As with all handcrafted processes, each is unique and variations may occur in both color and finish.
- Will dissolve within 4 hours when placed in water
- Includes a water-soluble plastic bag (into which the cremated remains MUST be placed) which dissolves on contact with water. This allows the cremated remains to be dispersed quickly and the urn to remain submerged.
Salt Urn Instructions Click here Scattering ashes at sea.
The federal Clean Water Act requires that cremated remains be scattered at least three nautical miles from land. If the scattering urn or container will not easily decompose, you must dispose of it separately. The EPA does not permit scattering at beaches or in wading pools by the sea. You must notify the EPA within 30 days of scattering ashes at sea.
The Clean Water Act also governs scattering in inland waters such as rivers, lakes and ponds. For inland water burial, you may be legally required to obtain a permit from the state agency that manages the waterway. Burial at Sea - Code of Federal Regulations Click here