What Are the Side Effects of Breathing in Antifreeze Fumes?

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Antifreeze fumes are not harmful in normal amounts. If a considerable amount is inhaled, however, you may start to notice some side effects. A sweet taste and a scratchy throat are warning sides. If you experience this, get fresh air as soon as possible and ventilate the area.
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One possible side effect is death.
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Hi! Well, if the antifreeze does not contain ethylene glycol and/or propylene glycol, it wouldn't have done any damage to you. Otherwise, you have put yourself at risk for antifreeze
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Im gonna go on a wild hunch here and say you shouldn't be breathing in car fumes. especially not car fumes for 30 minutes 4 times a day. Did it occur to you to roll down ur window
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Ethylene glycol fumes are not as bad or you as acid fumes. Prolonged breathing can cause dizzy spells. Here's the material safety data sheet. It lists all the known health effect.
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