Common questions Does Prestone 50/50 contain ethylene glycol?

Does Prestone 50/50 contain ethylene glycol?

Does Prestone 50/50 contain ethylene glycol?

This product contains the following chemicals regulated under California Proposition 65: Ethylene Glycol, CAS No. 000107-21-1; developmental.

What are the ingredients in Prestone antifreeze?

Chemical Composition/Ingredients

Ethylene glycol 000107-21-1 80.0-95.0
Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, sodium salt (1:1) 019766-89-3 >1.0
Neodecanoic acid, sodium salt 031548-27-3 >1.0
Water 007732-18-5
Sodium hydroxide 001310-73-2

Is Prestone antifreeze toxic?

Harmful or Fatal if Swallowed. Do not drink antifreeze or solution. Avoid eye and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Avoid breathing vapors or mists.

Does Prestone antifreeze contain phosphates?

Prestone® Antifreeze/Coolant is completely safe for use in both foreign and domestic vehicles. For those consumers who would feel more comfortable using a phosphate-free antifreeze, our Prestone® Extended Life 5/150 Antifreeze/Coolant is phosphate, silicate, and borate free.

How do you use Prestone 50/50 coolant?

For Vehicles with Recovery Bottle and Pressure Cap on Radiator: REMOVE radiator cap WITH THE ENGINE COLD. ADD Prestone® 50/50 Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant to within one inch of the top of the radiator cap. TOP OFF recovery bottle to “cold” fill line* (ILLUS.

What color is Prestone Heavy Duty?

General Description

Composition Typical Values
50 vol % 49%
Dyes Trace
Color Red
Odor Characteristic

Does antifreeze prevent rust?

The modern antifreeze, however, does much more. It provides year-round protection of the cooling system: With proper additives it prevents freeze up in winter and boil over in summer (especially in cars with air conditioning). It provides protection from rust and corrosion and does not harm rubber hoses and plastics.

Why was there a recall on Prestone antifreeze?

ON YOUR SIDE CONSUMER RECALL: Prestone recalls antifreeze due to child packaging failure. The brand is printed on the front of the antifreeze. The products’ caps did not rotate enough during manufacturing to engage the child resistant mechanism, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children …

Which Prestone antifreeze is green?

Prestone Prime Antifreeze
Prestone Prime AF3200 is a concentrated universal green antifreeze / coolant for use in automobile and truck cooling systems.

Can you use Prestone Antifreeze in VW?

(Pink) Antifreeze + Coolant. Our specially designed formula for Audi ® 1997-2007, Volkswagen ® 1997-2008, Porsche ® 1999-2009, and Jaguar ® 1999 and newer. This technology regulates your engine’s temperature, prevents freezing and protects the engine from corrosion.

Can you mix Dexcool with Prestone Antifreeze?

Perfectly OK. The new Prestone bright yellow coolant is compatible with any coolant used by any car brand or manufacturer. It says so right on the label. I have 2 gallons of the stuff, mixed 50/50 with distilled water.