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Ace Hardware Corp.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Ace Hardware Corporation
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Website(s): www.acehardware.com

Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with more than 5,100 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 65 countries. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries operate an expansive network of distribution centers in the U.S. and have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Since 1924, Ace has become a part of local communities around the world and known as the place with the helpful hardware folks.
Source: ACE Hardware Website

ACE Extended Life
50/50 Prediluted Antifreeze & Coolant

ACE Extended Life
50/50 Prediluted Antifreeze & Coolant

Manufactured by Old World Industries, LLC for ACE Hardware Corp., Oak Brook, IL

Purchased at: East Liverpool, OH

Date of purchase: 10/5/2018


Website(s): www.acehardware.com

Test Results and Assessment:

The freeze point of the sample tested meets the product’s labeled claim and based on the tests conducted, there are no issues with the quality of the product.


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Apperance: Fluorescent Green and Clear
Physical Properties pass
Chemical Analysis pass
Labeling warning

Note: Although laboratory tests alone cannot be used to establish if coolant meets standards, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

Physical Properties and Chemical Analysis  ACE
Percent Antifreeze, (Based on Percent Glycol) 49
Freeze Point, (ASTM D3321) in ⁰F -31a
Bitterant, (ASTM D7704) in ppm 38
pH, (ASTM D1287) 8.96
Color, (Visual) Fluorescent Green
Ion Chromatography (ASTM D5827)  
Glycolate, ppm Not Detected
Formate, ppm Not Detected
Chloride, ppm Not Detected
Sulfate, ppm Not Detected
Nitrite, ppm Not Detected
Nitrate, ppm Not Detected
Phosphate, ppm Not Detected
  1. Although ASTM D-3306 requirements for Freeze Point of a prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant is a maximum of -33.5°F, the result for the product tested is within the accuracy of the test method (ASTM D-3321).