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Mid-States Distributing Company, Inc.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Mid-States Distributing Company, Inc.
St. Paul, MN 55116


Founded in 1954, Mid-States Distributing Company has become the nation’s premier retailer in the farm store channel.  Mid-States has 41 members, employing 35,000+ associates, approaching 700 store locations in 33 states and 5 Canadian provinces.

Durex Antifreeze/Coolant
50/50 Pre-Mix Classic Green Formula

Durex Antifreeze/Coolant
50/50 Pre-Mix Classic Green Formula

Manufactured for: Mid-States Distributing Company, Inc., St. Paul, MN

Purchased at: Monaca, PA

Date of purchase: 3/14/2018


Website(s): msdist.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.


bottle icon 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  Durex
Percent Antifreeze, (Based on Percent Glycol) 50
Freeze Point, (ASTM D3321) in ⁰F -34
Bitterant, (ASTM D7704) in ppm 42
pH, (ASTM D1287) 10.40
Color, (Visual) Green
Ion Chromatography (ASTM D5827)  
Glycolate, ppm Not Detected
Formate, ppm Not Detected
Chloride, ppm 12
Sulfate, ppm Not Detected
Nitrite, ppm Not Detected
Nitrate, ppm 1,028
Phosphate, ppm 2,999