by Ivan K. Makoku, Director(AirNox Pty Ltd) | July 4, 2024

Must-Read Tips for Car Owners on AdBlue® Handling & Level Checking

Well, it is undoubtedly essential to buy and use only the high quality AdBlue® for your diesel-driven car. But that is not the end of your responsibility related to AdBlue® handling, car performance, maintenance, and AdBlue® storage. You need to go a long way to make sure your diesel-powered car performs with all safety precautions.  So, to check whether your car is performing with AdBlue® and to keep AdBlue®-related problems at bay, we request you to read the blog in full.

How to Handle AdBlue®?

AdBlue® or AUS32 consists primarily of deionised water with purified Urea (This urea is not pig urine; mind it!). The ratio of deionised water is approx. 67.5% and the urea is 32.5%. AdBlue® is not flammable but, there are certain basic guide you need to follow when you fill your AdBlue® tank.

  • Don’t overfill the AdBlue® tank.
  • You should handle AdBlue® with care. Make sure, it does not spill on your car, your skin, or make contact with your eyes.
  • If AdBlue come in contact with your eyes and skin, it can irritate both of them. So, rinse your eyes/skin with water and soap immediately if they come in contact with AdBlue®. If you are not sure, seek medical help.
  • If by any chance AdBlue® spills on your car, wipe it off immediately. Otherwise, it can spoil the car paint.
  • If you accidentally inhale AdBlue® vapour, get some fresh air rather than suppressing your breathing process.

It would be better if you wear hand gloves and eye protection glasses while filling AdBlue® into the vehicle.

How to Check AdBlue® Level in Your Car?

It is crucial to check the AdBlue® level in your car to avoid sudden car failure. A diesel-driven car would not run if the AdBlue® tank is empty. Whenever you find the AdBlue® level is low via your driver display, fill the tank before it gets emptied by buying online on

  • AdBlue® consumption quantity by any car is unpredictable while on road as it depends on the driving style.
  • Don’t let your AdBlue® tank dry; otherwise, your car will not start no matter how full your fuel tank is.
  • You would not be able to switch on your car if the AdBlue® tank gets dry completely. In many scenarios, you may need to tow your car to the nearest garage or call for a mechanic to start the engine again.

So, to save your pocket from unexpected extra maintenance costs, fill the AdBlue® tank of your car timely.

How to Store AdBlue® for Long Use?

In general, AdBlue® can be stored for 12 months if you keep it safe.

  • So, store the AdBlue® tank in a dark and cool place.
  • The temperature should not be higher than 30 degrees Celsius and lower than -11 degrees Celsius.
  • Use a specific container meant to store AdBlue®.
  • Logistics companies, bus companies and other commercial customers can buy bulk AdBlue® storage tanks from AirNox, the high quality AdBlue®, AdBlue® accessories in South Africa and Africa.

Don’t use any random canister or drum for AdBlue®. AdBlue® is susceptible to direct sunlight, liquid, and dust contamination.


Always use the highest quality AdBlue® from AirNox for your car to keep it running safely. Contact AirNox South Africa to buy AdBlue® online today.