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What A Gas!

It burns in your tank, but not on a flame.

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This story appears in the December 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Ever wished someone would come up with an insurance policy against running out of gas ... maybe a nonflammable fuel alternative? That's just what Mark B. Gordon and Richard W. Jones have done, marketing the first patented, nonflammable fuel alternative, appropriately named Spare Tank. Based in Baltimore, Emergency Fuel LLC purchased the exclusive worldwide rights to Spare Tank in September 1998.

Spare Tank is a unique blend of environmentally safe, organic and synthetic compounds that meet all the qualifications of the Department of Transportation and the National Fire Prevention Agency. "If you take a match and put it over our product [or] drop it in the fluid, nothing will happen-actually, the match will go out," Jones explains. "It would have to be well over 450 degrees before it would even think about self-combusting."

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