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To: House of Commons

Button's Law Bitterant needed in antifreeze

Legislate a law that requires all antifreeze companies to add Bitterant to the solution.

Why is this important?

Antifreeze is a commonly used product in cars, especially in the winter; unfortunately it also has a very sweet smell that attracts cats, dogs and wildlife, if this is ingested it causes organ failure and certain death. I have in the past 5 years lost 6 cats to Ethylene Glycol which is a compound found in Antifreeze, coolant and windscreen wash. There needs to be some legislation put into place to have a Bitterant added so it will act as a deterrent to domestic and wild animals. Anyone who owns a cat or dog and has lost them to such a tragic and painful death will understand just how heartbreaking it is to watch happen, knowing there is nothing they can do beyond having their beloved pet humanely euthanized. In turn any wild animal such as foxes or badgers that ingest a carcass that has been infected with such a chemical, is also at risk of dying in the same way; which leads to a vicious cycle.

How it will be delivered

I will email the signatures



2019-02-16 10:29:29 +0000

A huge thank you to all those who have signed this and shared it too... I hope the signatures continue to increase.

2019-01-24 20:12:59 +0000

100 signatures reached

2019-01-19 21:51:55 +0000

2019-01-19 04:46:37 +0000

Thank you so much to those who have already signed this petition, every single signature is one more voice for those without a voice of their own.

2019-01-15 12:58:46 +0000

50 signatures reached

2019-01-15 10:25:19 +0000

I intend to also write to as many companies that produce antifreeze as possible questioning them as to whether or not their product contains bitterant; and if not, then why not?

2019-01-14 21:29:13 +0000

25 signatures reached

2019-01-14 20:00:11 +0000

10 signatures reached

2019-01-14 19:11:33 +0000