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He was taken to a hospital and authorities later found a potentially lethal dose of ethylene glycol, an active ingredient in antifreeze, in his system, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
In her first trial in 2011, Dippolito was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison, but an appellate court later awarded her a new trial because of an issue concerning the same antifreeze claim.
Mopar was born as the name for Chrysler’s branded antifreeze in 1937.
Propylene Glycol Propylene Glycol is used to make sure ingredients combine but it is also used in antifreeze.
Other heaters include block heaters that bolt electrical elements to the exterior of the engine, oil heaters that take the place of a dipstick and coolant heaters to keep the antifreeze from, well, freezing.
Check for antifreeze, snow chains, ice scrapers and other winter-travel essentials.
Unlike antifreeze, 95 percent of which is made up of one base chemical (typically ethylene glycol), petroleum-type engine oil contains a mixture of several different types of base oil, some more expensive than others.
How to prevent issues with frozen pipes: Drain water from swimming pool and water sprinkler supply lines following manufacturer's or installer's directions. Do not put antifreeze in these lines unless directed.
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Definition of antifreeze for English Language Learners
: a substance that is added to the water in a vehicle's engine to prevent it from freezing
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