Common hazardous ingredients
Ethylene glycol, methanol, sodium nitrite; used antifreeze may contain arsenic and chromium compounds.
Poisonous when swallowed; danger to children and pets.
Follow label directions. Clean up puddles of antifreeze; absorb spills with an absorbent material such as kitty litter and dispose in the garbage. Animals are attracted by the sweet smell and taste and can be poisoned. Choose a brand that contains a bittering agent to deter animals.
Store in a secure area that is locked or away from children and pets.
Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
Choose an antifreeze product that has a low level of toxicity. New formulations contain propylene glycol, which is less toxic if accidentally ingested.